Statistical Tools for Finance and Insurance / Edition 2

Statistical Tools for Finance and Insurance / Edition 2

by Pavel Cizek
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3642180612

ISBN-13: 9783642180613

Pub. Date: 03/22/2011

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Statistical Tools for Finance and Insurance presents ready-to-use solutions, theoretical developments and method construction for many practical problems in quantitative finance and insurance. Written by practitioners and leading academics in the field, this book offers a unique combination of topics from which every market analyst and risk manager will

Overview

Statistical Tools for Finance and Insurance presents ready-to-use solutions, theoretical developments and method construction for many practical problems in quantitative finance and insurance. Written by practitioners and leading academics in the field, this book offers a unique combination of topics from which every market analyst and risk manager will benefit.

Features of the significantly enlarged and revised second edition:



• Offers insight into new methods and the applicability of the shastic technology
• Provides the tools, instruments and (online) algorithms for recent techniques in quantitative finance and modern treatments in insurance calculations
• Covers topics such as
- expected shortfall for heavy tailed and mixture distributions*
- pricing of variance swaps*
- volatility smile calibration in FX markets
- pricing of catastrophe bonds and temperature derivatives*
- building loss models and ruin probability approximation
- insurance pricing with GLM*
- equity linked retirement plans*(new topics in the second edition marked with*)
• Presents extensive examples

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642180613
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2011
Pages:
420
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

I Finance: Models for heavy-tailed asset returns (Szymon Borak, Adam Misiorek, and Rafa l Weron).- Expected shortfall (Simon A. Broda and Marc S. Paolella).- Modelling conditional heteroscedasticity in nonstationary series (Pavel Cížek).- FX smile in the Heston model (Agnieszka Janek, Tino Kluge, Rafał Weron, and Uwe Wystup).- Pricing of Asian temperature risk (Fred Espen Benth, Wolfgang Karl Härdle, and Brenda Lopez Cabrera).- Variance swaps (Wolfgang Karl Härdle and Elena Silyakova).- Learning machines to help predict bankruptcy (Wolfgang Karl Härdle, Linda Hoffmann, and Rouslan Moro).- Distance matrix method for network structure analysis (Janusz Mískiewicz).- II Insurance: Building loss models (Krzysztof Burnecki, Joanna Janczura, and Rafał Weron).- Ruin probability in finite time (Krzysztof Burnecki and Marek Teuerle).- Property and casualty insurance pricing with GLMs (Jan Iwanik).- Pricing of catastrophe bonds (Krzysztof Burnecki, Grzegorz Kukla, and David Taylor).- Return distributions of equity-linked retirement plans (Nils Detering, Andreas Weber, and Uwe Wystup).- Index.

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