Springer, 2012. – 348 p. – ISBN: 1461441021Investment and risk management problems are fundamental problems for financial institutions and involve both speculative and hedging decisions. A structured approach to these problems naturally leads one to the field of applied mathematics in order to translate subjective probability beliefs and attitudes towards risk and reward into actual decisions. In Risk and Portfolio Analysis the authors present sound principles and useful methods for making investment and risk management decisions in the presence of hedgeable and non-hedgeable risks using the simplest possible principles, methods, and models that still capture the essential features of the real-world problems. They use rigorous, yet elementary mathematics, avoiding technically advanced approaches which have no clear methodological purpose and are practically irrelevant. The material progresses systematically and topics such as the pricing and hedging of derivative contracts, investment and hedging principles from portfolio theory, and risk measurement and multivariate models from risk management are covered appropriately. The theory is combined with numerous real-world examples that illustrate how the principles, methods, and models can be combined to approach concrete problems and to draw useful conclusions. Exercises are included at the end of the chapters to help reinforce the text and provide insight. This book will serve advanced undergraduate and graduate students, and practitioners in insurance, finance as well as regulators. Prerequisites include undergraduate level courses in linear algebra, analysis, statistics and probability. Keywords » Financial engineering - Financial statistics - Insurance mathematics - Portfolio optimization - Risk managementContents:
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Prmia Publications – 2005, 1301 pages
ISBN: 0976609703, 9780976609704
As its title implies, this book is the Handbook for the Professional Risk Manager. It is for those professionals who seek to demonstrate their skills in the field of financial risk management and for those looking simply for an excellent reference source. With contributions from nearly 40 leading authors,...
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Value at Risk and Other Risk Metrics.
An Overview of Market Risk Assessment.
Risk Measurement in Banks.
Risk Measurement in Portfolio Management.
Risk Measurement in Large Corporations.
Downside and Quantile Risk Metrics.
Semi-Standard Deviation and Second Order Lower.
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Quantitative finance is a combination of economics, accounting, statistics, econometrics, mathematics, stochastic process, and computer science and technology. Increasingly, the tools of financial analysis are being applied to assess, monitor, and mitigate risk, especially in the context of globalization, market volatility, and economic crisis. This...
Wiley – 2011, 448 pages
A guide to the validation and risk management of quantitative models used for pricing and hedging
Whereas the majority of quantitative finance books focus on mathematics and risk management books focus on regulatory aspects, this book addresses the elements missed by this literature the risks of the models themselves. This book starts...
Wiley, 2008. – 1033 p. – ISBN: 047017921X, 9780470179215
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Wiley, 2009. — 360 p. — ISBN 978-0-470-41346-3.
"The recent global economic crisis has brought home the need for realistic operational risk management as an important element of an organization's survival strategy in turbulent times. In Risk Management in Finance Dr. Tarantino and his coauthors provide an operational risk framework for the twenty-first-century organization by...