Topics in Risk Theory  --  Industrial Engineering (IND ENG) 290R [3 units]
Course Format: Three hours of lecture per week.
Prerequisites: 263A.
Description: Seminar on selected topics from financial and technological risk theory, such as risk modeling, attitudes towards risk and utility theory, portfolio management, gambling and speculation, insurance and other risk-sharing arrangements, stochastic models of risk generation and run off, risk reserves, Bayesian forecasting and credibility approximations, influence diagrams, decision trees. Topics will vary from year to year.
 


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