2019 Advanced Topics in Mathematical Finance C

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Graduate major in Mathematics
Morimoto Yuji 
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Course description and aims

The instructor in this course will explain the mathematical principles and techniques of value assessment and risk assessment in the risk management of financial institutions, as well as the current state and issues in the risk management of financial institutions. In this course (C), the instructor will focus on explaining the technical asspect of risk measurement and valuation.

Student learning outcomes

The goal of the course is for the students to understand the principles of the valuation, risk and risk management of the financial instruments and to gain insight into the risk management issues.


Economic-based valuation (Market consistent valuation), risk, risk management

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

Blackboard and handouts

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction (overview of the course) Details will be provided in each class session.
Class 2 Valuation principles
Class 3 Valuation of Insurance Liabilities (1)
Class 4 Valuation of Insurance Liabilities (2)
Class 5 Market risk measurement (VaR)
Class 6 Credit risk measurement
Class 7 Issues in risk measurement
Class 8 Wrap up and supplemental explanation


None in particular

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Morimoto, et. al ``Keizai kachi base no Hoken ERM no Honshitsu'' (in japanese)
Morimoto, ``Zero kara wakaru kinyuh risk kanri'' (in japanese)

Assessment criteria and methods

Based on reports. Details will be provided in class.

Related courses

  • MTH.C361 : Probability Theory
  • MTH.C507 : Advanced topics in Analysis G1
  • MTH.C508 : Advanced topics in Analysis H1
  • MTH.E440 : Special lectures on advanced topics in Mathematics Q
  • MTH.D401 : Advanced Topics in Mathematical Finance A
  • MTH.D402 : Advanced Topics in Mathematical Finance B
  • MTH.D404 : Advanced Topics in Mathematical Finance D

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

None in particular


It is desirable to for students to take both C and D.

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