Martin F. Grace is currently the Associate Director and Research Associate at the Center for Risk Management and Insurance Research, Georgia State University. He is also an Associate in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Fiscal Policy Center. Dr. Graces research has been published in various journals in economics and insurance concerning the economics and public policy aspects of regulation and taxation. In particular, Dr. Grace has studied various aspects of the regulation and taxation of the insurance industry. Dr. Grace is a former President of the Risk Theory Society and he is a current associate editor of the Journal of Risk and Insurance.
Dr. Grace earned his B.A. in economics and political science from the University of New Hampshire and both a Ph.D. in economics and a J.D. from the University of Florida. In 1998 Dr. Grace was appointed Professor of Legal Studies and Risk Management and Insurance, and in 2002, he was named the James S. Kemper Professor of Risk Management.
Over his career Dr. Grace has consulted with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, various state regulators and industry associations. He has testified before Congress on the future of insurance regulation as well as before state legislatures on insurance regulation and taxation.