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Mathematical Statistics for Applied Econometrics

Mathematical Statistics for Applied Econometrics

Charles B Moss

October 16, 2014

An Introductory Econometrics Text Mathematical Statistics for Applied Econometrics covers the basics of statistical inference in support of a subsequent course on classical econometrics. The book shows students how mathematical statistics concepts form the basis of econometric formulations. It also...

Pricing in General Insurance

Pricing in General Insurance

Pietro Parodi

October 15, 2014

Based on the syllabus of the actuarial industry course on general insurance pricing — with additional material inspired by the author’s own experience as a practitioner and lecturer — Pricing in General Insurance presents pricing as a formalised process that starts with collecting information about...

Competitive Innovation and Improvement: Statistical Design and Control

Competitive Innovation and Improvement: Statistical Design and Control

Kieron Dey

September 25, 2014

Competitive Innovation and Improvement: Statistical Design and Control explains how to combine two widely known statistical methods—statistical design and statistical control—in a manner that can solve any business, government, or research problem quickly with sustained results. Because the...

Computational Actuarial Science with R

Computational Actuarial Science with R

Arthur Charpentier

August 26, 2014

A Hands-On Approach to Understanding and Using Actuarial Models Computational Actuarial Science with R provides an introduction to the computational aspects of actuarial science. Using simple R code, the book helps you understand the algorithms involved in actuarial computations. It also covers...

Network and Adaptive Sampling

Network and Adaptive Sampling

Arijit Chaudhuri

August 20, 2014

Combining the two statistical techniques of network sampling and adaptive sampling, this book illustrates the advantages of using them in tandem to effectively capture sparsely located elements in unknown pockets. It shows how network sampling is a reliable guide in capturing inaccessible entities...

Actuarial Models: The Mathematics of Insurance, Second Edition

Actuarial Models: The Mathematics of Insurance, Second Edition

Vladimir I. Rotar

August 13, 2014

Actuarial Models: The Mathematics of Insurance, Second Edition thoroughly covers the basic models of insurance processes. It also presents the mathematical frameworks and methods used in actuarial modeling. This second edition provides an even smoother, more robust account of the main ideas and...

Statistical Studies of Income, Poverty and Inequality in Europe: Computing and Graphics in R using EU-SILC

Statistical Studies of Income, Poverty and Inequality in Europe: Computing and Graphics in R using EU-SILC

Nicholas T. Longford

July 07, 2014

There is no shortage of incentives to study and reduce poverty in our societies. Poverty is studied in economics and political sciences, and population surveys are an important source of information about it. The design and analysis of such surveys is principally a statistical subject matter and...

Dependence Modeling with Copulas

Dependence Modeling with Copulas

Harry Joe

June 26, 2014

Dependence Modeling with Copulas covers the substantial advances that have taken place in the field during the last 15 years, including vine copula modeling of high-dimensional data. Vine copula models are constructed from a sequence of bivariate copulas. The book develops generalizations of vine...

Counterparty Risk and Funding: A Tale of Two Puzzles

Counterparty Risk and Funding: A Tale of Two Puzzles

Stéphane Crépey, Tomasz R. Bielecki, Damiano Brigo

June 23, 2014

Solve the DVA/FVA Overlap Issue and Effectively Manage Portfolio Credit Risk Counterparty Risk and Funding: A Tale of Two Puzzles explains how to study risk embedded in financial transactions between the bank and its counterparty. The authors provide an analytical basis for the quantitative...

Quantitative Finance: A Simulation-Based Introduction Using Excel

Quantitative Finance: A Simulation-Based Introduction Using Excel

Matt Davison

May 08, 2014

Teach Your Students How to Become Successful Working Quants Quantitative Finance: A Simulation-Based Introduction Using Excel provides an introduction to financial mathematics for students in applied mathematics, financial engineering, actuarial science, and business administration. The text not...

Risk Analysis in Engineering and Economics, Second Edition

Risk Analysis in Engineering and Economics, Second Edition

Bilal M. Ayyub

March 18, 2014

Risk Analysis in Engineering and Economics is required reading for decision making under conditions of uncertainty. The author describes the fundamental concepts, techniques, and applications of the subject in a style tailored to meet the needs of students and practitioners of engineering, science,...

Financial Mathematics: A Comprehensive Treatment

Financial Mathematics: A Comprehensive Treatment

Giuseppe Campolieti, Roman N. Makarov

March 12, 2014

Versatile for Several Interrelated Courses at the Undergraduate and Graduate Levels Financial Mathematics: A Comprehensive Treatment provides a unified, self-contained account of the main theory and application of methods behind modern-day financial mathematics. Tested and refined through years of...