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Biography / Academic Background
Academic Background: BSc (Queen's University), MSc (Trinity College, Dublin), PhD (Trinity College, Dublin).
Awards and Achievements
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada to be inducted November 2019.
Knight Distinguished Lecturer, University of Manitoba, 2012.
Gold Medal Research Award, UK Institute of Actuaries, 2008.
Financial Engineer of the Year, International Association for Quantitative Finance 2006.
Research Professor, University of Waterloo, 2006.
Centennial Gold Medal, International Actuarial Association, 1995.
INA Medal for Distinguished Research, Italian Academy of Science, 1989.
First winner of David Halmstad Award, Best paper in actuarial science worldwide, 1980.
Student Opportunities / Supervising
I welcome enquires from potential graduate students who are passionate about research.
Boyle, Phelim P. , Yuchen Mei and Johnny Li (2019), Improved Risk Sharing and Borrowing in Mortgage Design, accepted for publication
North American Actuarial Journal. Boyle, Phelim P., and Thierno B. N’Diaye (2018), Correlation Matrices with the Perron- Frobenius Property,
The Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra, 34, 240-268. Boyle, Phelim P., David Melkuev, Shuai Yang and Johnew Zhang (2018), Short Positions in the First Principal Component,
North American Actuarial Journal, 22(2), 223-251. Boyle, Phelim P. and Stephen Szaura (2015), Leverage and Closed End Bond Funds ,
Journal of Fixed Income. 24(4), 47-59. Boyle, Phelim P. (2014), Positive weights on the Efficient Frontier,
North American Actuarial Journal , 18(4), 462-477. Boyle, Phelim P. and Joseph Kim, (2012), Designing a Counter-Cyclical Insurance Program for Systemic Risk,
Journal of Risk and Insurance, 79(4),963-993. Boyle, Phelim P., Lorenzo Garlappi, Raman Uppal and Tan Wang (2012), Keynes Meets Markowitz: The Trade-off Between Familiarity and Diversification,
Management Science, 58,2,253-272. Boyle, Phelim P., Ranjini. Jha, J. Shannon Kennedy and Weidong Tian (2011), Optimal Stock and Option Proportions in Executive Compensation
, Quarterly Journal of Finance, 1(1), 169-203.
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