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Modeling and analysis of financial and insurance risks.
Risk measures: Traditional risk measures, Value at Risk, Expected shortfall, Spectral risk measures.
Empirical distributions, quantiles and risk measures. Analysis of uncertainty with confidence intervals and Bootstrap.
Parametric models: model selection, parameter estimation, validation, simulation.
Extreme value statistics
Multivariate models: measures of dependence, elliptical distributions, copulas, simulation, models for large portfolios, diversification and hedging
To give a good knowledge of risk measures and advanced modelling and computational methods of relevance for the assessment and management of financial risks.
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Passed courses in analysis in one and several variables, linear algebra, differential equations, mathematical statistics, numerical analysis
Passed SF2940 Probability Theory and SF2942 Portfolio Theory and Risk Management.
A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
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One written exam, 4.5 university credits.Home assignments, 3 university credits.
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Industrial Management, Mathematics
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