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Finding interest rates and amount of investment after n years . picture below , highlighted question
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Chapter 12, example 3 from slides, part 2: why do we ignore capital gains tax here? (in respect to the 2 redemption payments)
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What is the difference between central rate of mortality and force of mortality? They seem to have the same formula
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Why is there a discontinuity in the calculation of central exposure to risk when the rate interval is a Calendar year ?
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difference between a "simple" continuous payment and an increasing/decreasing continuous stream of payment.
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Let $B_{t}$ denote standard Brownian motion and $F_{t}$ be its natural filtration. What is $E[B_{t}^{3}|F_{s}]$ ?
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Mar 23, 2016
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BUS 4028F - Financial Economics
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What rate interva is age x next birthday at entry plus "curtate duration" at death?
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How to Reference in LaTeX (natbib.bst does not seem to be working)
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What is the difference between the discounted mean term and the volatility of interest rates?
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Oct 24, 2016
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Discuss, Describe, Outline, Explain
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is the spot price calculated at time 0 (i.e 6 months before the first coupon) or when the contract is negotiated?
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For the force of mortality, why do we denote it as mu (x+t) [for example] and not just mu (x)?
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Mar 17, 2017
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Difference between assuming distribution of birthdays over calendar year/policy year/rate interval?
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Independent rates derived from dependent rates
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Don't the assumptions of uniform distribution of deaths and linearity of the force of mortality contradict one another?
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Jun 14, 2017
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Negative reserves
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Sep 29, 2017
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Question 9 b) How do we go show that Z is neither discrete nor continuous?
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Apr 1, 2016
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Exploratory data analysis for survival analysis (Cox models)
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Apr 6, 2016
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For exposed to risk, for the age definition: age last birthday on the 1 April in the policy year of death, what is the rate interval?
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In which cases do we need to manipulate the Real Equation of value formula?
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BUS 2016H - Financial Mathematics
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