Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of lectures and/or tutorials per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
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CoordinatorProf David Dickson
Topics include premium principles, including variance principle, Esscher principle, risk adjusted principle; applications of utility theory, premium calculation and optimal reinsurance retention levels; reinsurance problems; ruin theory, the adjustment coefficient and Lundberg's inequality, explicit solutions for the probability of ultimate ruin, application of Panjer's recursion formula, the probability and severity of ruin, the effect of reinsurance on the adjustment coefficient.
A 50-minute mid-semester test (20%) and a 2-hour end-of-semester examination (80%).
|Prescribed Texts:||You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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