FIN-417 / 4 crédits

Enseignant: Malamud Semyon

Langue: Anglais

Remark: MA3 only


Summary

This course is an introduction to quantitative risk management that covers standard statistical methods, multivariate risk factor models, non-linear dependence structures (copula models), as well as portfolio allocation and diversification.

Content

Keywords

risk management, copula, diversification, credit risk

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

  • Calculus and Linear Algebra (undergraduate level)
  • Statistics and Probability (first university course)
  • Some knowledge of financial derivatives
  • Previous experience with Matlab is very useful

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Use the main statistical tools used to model financial risk
  • Conduct important volatility and credit risk models
  • Identify and apply appropriate tools to describe and quantify the risk of a portfolio

Transversal skills

  • Evaluate one's own performance in the team, receive and respond appropriately to feedback.

Teaching methods

  • Lectures
  • Homework

Assessment methods

  • 30% Homework
  • 70% Final Exam

Resources

Bibliography

  • Quantitative Risk Management - McNeil, Frey, Embrechts (primary reference)
  • An Introduction to Statistical Modeling of Extreme Values - Coles
  • Analysis of Financial Times Series - Tsay
  • Statistical Models - Davison

Ressources en bibliothèque

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Quantitative risk management
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Quantitative risk management
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Automne
  • Forme de l'examen: Ecrit (session d'hiver)
  • Matière examinée: Quantitative risk management
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

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