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Model-free Hedging: A Martingale Optimal Transport Viewpoint

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Pierre Henry-Labordere
May 15, 2017

Model-free Hedging: A Martingale Optimal Transport Viewpoint focuses on the computation of model-independent bounds for exotic options consistent with market prices of liquid instruments such as Vanilla options. The author gives an overview of Martingale Optimal Transport, highlighting the differenc...

Equity-Linked Life Insurance: Partial Hedging Methods

Alexander Melnikov, Amir Nosrati
September 11, 2017

This book focuses on the application of the partial hedging approach from modern math finance to equity-linked life insurance contracts. It provides an accessible, up-to-date introduction to quantifying financial and insurance risks. The book also explains how to price innovative financial and...

Financial Literacy Education: Addressing Student, Business, and Government Needs

Jay Liebowitz
September 01, 2017

Today's graduates should be grounded in the basics of personal finance and possess the skills and knowledge necessary to make informed decisions and take responsibility for their own financial well-being. Faced with an array of complex financial services and sophisticated products, many graduates...

Statistical Portfolio Estimation

Masanobu Taniguchi, Hiroshi Shiraishi, Junichi Hirukawa, Hiroko Kato Solvang, Takashi Yamashita
August 25, 2017

The composition of portfolios is one of the most fundamental and important methods in financial engineering, used to control the risk of investments. This book provides a comprehensive overview of statistical inference for portfolios and their various applications. A variety of asset processes are...

Capital Account Liberation: Methods and Applications

Ying Yirong, Jeffrey Yi-Lin Forrest
August 01, 2017

Along with the development of economic globalization, many countries have begun to relax their controls on their capital accounts. However, the recent financial crises in Latin American countries as well as the exchange rate crises in Southeast Asian countries have shown that there is major risk...

Introduction to Statistical Methods for Financial Models

Thomas A Severini
July 12, 2017

This book provides an introduction to the use of statistical concepts and methods to model and analyze financial data. The ten chapters of the book fall naturally into three sections. Chapters 1 to 3 cover some basic concepts of finance, focusing on the properties of returns on an asset. Chapters 4...

Stochastic Dominance and Applications to Finance, Risk and Economics

Songsak Sriboonchita, Wing-Keung Wong, Sompong Dhompongsa, Hung T. Nguyen
June 28, 2017

Drawing from many sources in the literature, Stochastic Dominance and Applications to Finance, Risk and Economics illustrates how stochastic dominance (SD) can be used as a method for risk assessment in decision making. It provides basic background on SD for various areas of applications. Useful...

Stochastic Finance: A Numeraire Approach

Jan Vecer
June 14, 2017

Unlike much of the existing literature, Stochastic Finance: A Numeraire Approach treats price as a number of units of one asset needed for an acquisition of a unit of another asset instead of expressing prices in dollar terms exclusively. This numeraire approach leads to simpler pricing options for...

Risk Monetization: Converting Threats and Opportunities into Impact on Project Value

Glenn R. Koller
June 14, 2017

Risk Monetization: Converting Threats and Opportunities into Impact on Project Value addresses the organizational, political, cultural, and technical issues related to implementing a successful risk assessment, management, and monetization process. Suitable for readers in any organization or area...

Operational Risk Modelling and Management

Claudio Franzetti
June 07, 2017

Taking into account the standards of the Basel Accord, Operational Risk Modelling and Management presents a simulation model for generating the loss distribution of operational risk. It also examines a multitude of management issues that must be considered when adjusting the quantitative results of...

Emerging Markets: Performance, Analysis and Innovation

Greg N. Gregoriou
June 07, 2017

Although emerging market economies consist of 50% of the global population, they are relatively unknown. Filling this knowledge gap, Emerging Markets: Performance, Analysis and Innovation compiles the latest research by noteworthy academics and money managers from around the world. With a focus on...

Handbook of Empirical Economics and Finance

Aman Ullah, David E. A. Giles
June 07, 2017

Handbook of Empirical Economics and Finance explores the latest developments in the analysis and modeling of economic and financial data. Well-recognized econometric experts discuss the rapidly growing research in economics and finance and offer insight on the future direction of these fields....

Stock Market Volatility

Greg N. Gregoriou
May 31, 2017

Up-to-Date Research Sheds New Light on This Area Taking into account the ongoing worldwide financial crisis, Stock Market Volatility provides insight to better understand volatility in various stock markets. This timely volume is one of the first to draw on a range of international authorities who...

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