Selection and Unraveling in Automobile Insurance: The Effect of Per-Mile Insurance

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Proposal Description:

This project explores the effect of per-mile insurance offerings on the insurance market in the United States. We are especially interested in the possibility of environmental and congestion benefits from per-mile insurance. We are using data from a per-mile insurance company and collecting data on the entire insurance market in the United States to develop a structural model of the insurance market and model how per-mile insurance could influence the market.

Requisite Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate would have knowledge of Stata as well as text processing tools, such as those in Python.

  • Rohan Menon