Seminar für Finanzökonometrie
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Finanzökonometrie: Risk Management

Lectures (S. Mittnik) and exercises (C. Groll)

Fridays, 10:00 - 14:00 c.t., Geschw.-Scholl-Pl. 1 (M) - M 101

Lectures and exercises alternating (tba: planed schedule below). First lecture will be Friday, 15.04.2016.

Both, lectures and exercises will be held in English.

News: The lecture on June 17, 2016, starts at 11:00 a.m.!

Topics

The course revolves around basic concepts of the most general types of financial risks:

  • market risk
  • credit risk
  • operational risk

Intended audience: Advanced bachelor and master students of statistics, mathematics, informatics, economics and business administration.

Prerequisites: Solid mathematical foundations (analysis and linear algebra), basic knowledge in econometrics and statistics.

Certification: Exam at the end of the term, 6 ECTS credits.

Course information

All relevant material and information regarding the course can be accessed through Moodle.

Instructions on how to log in to Moodle can be found here.

The password required to enroll into the Moodle course will be announced in lectures and exercises.

 Planned schedule: (changes possible!)

 

Exam:

Date: Friday, July 8, 2016

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 am

Location: Theresienstr. 39 - Constantin Carathéodory (B 051)

Duration: 120 minutes


Zulässige Hilfsmittel: ein nicht programmierbarer Taschenrechner, und ein beidseitig und handschriftlich beschriebenes DIN A4 Blatt. Das Formelblatt darf dabei ausschließlich Formeln beinhalten - das Abschreiben ganzer Übungsaufgaben und Herleitungen ist nicht erlaubt, und wird als Unterschleif gewertet. Desweiteren muss die Formelsammlung in einer Klarsicht Schutzfolie sein, und zusammen mit der Klausur abgegeben werden.

Zur Identifikation bitte Personalausweis und Studentenausweis mitnehmen!

Permitted writing aids: a not programable calculator, as well as a handwritten DIN A4 crib sheet with formulas on both sides. Your crib sheet may contain only formulas - transcribing complete exercises and derivations is not allowed, and will be classified as attempted fraud. Furthermore, the crib sheet has to be kept in a transparent plastic folder (in German: Klarsichthülle), and needs to be handed in together with the exam.

Please bring ID card and student card for identification!

Literatur

  • McNeil, A. J., Frey, R., Embrechts, P.: Quantitative Risk Management. Princeton University Press, 2005.
  • Handouts