Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, 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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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.|
|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 Daniel Dufresne
The binomial model; risk-neutral pricing of derivative securities; Brownian motion; introduction to ItÃ´'s formula and SDEs; stochastic asset models; Black-Scholes model; arbitrage and hedging; interest-rate models; actuarial applications (eg. maturity guarantees, SPDAs).
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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