Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration
Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research
Dr. Lars Powell serves as the executive director of the Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research located in UA’s Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration. Dr. Powell’s research interests include insurance markets and regulations, insurance operations, insurer capitalization and predictive analytics. He has served as an expert to federal and state courts and legislatures. He has also participated in the creation of insurance companies and related entities. He is a founding board member of Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company and a recipient of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies’ NAMIC Service Award.
In this video, Dr. Powell discusses the importance of the Alabama Coastal Insurance Shopper’s Guide and why homeowners need to shop for insurance.