Book by Hardy Mary
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A comprehensive guide to investment guarantees in equity-linked life insurance Due to the convergence of financial and insurance markets, new forms of investment guarantees are emerging which require financial service professionals to become savvier in modeling and risk management. With chapters that discuss stock return models, dynamic hedging, risk measures, Markov Chain Monte Carlo estimation, and much more, this one-stop reference contains the valuable insights and proven techniques that will allow readers to better understand the theory and practice of investment guarantees and equity-linked insurance policies. Mary Hardy, PhD (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada), is an Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and an Associate of the Society of Actuaries, where she is a frequent speaker. Her research covers topics in life insurance solvency and risk management, with particular emphasis on equity-linked insurance. Hardy is an Associate Editor of the North American Actuarial Journal and the ASTIN Bulletin and is a Deputy Editor of the British Actuarial Journal.Klappentext:
Praise for InvestmentGuarantees
"In addition to being a valuable and innovative addition to the literature on risk management of equity-linked insurance, this book provides a uniquely clear demonstration of using different measures in a very practical context. A great way of showing actuaries how to 'mind their Ps and Qs'!"
Principal and Chief Operations Officer
GE Insource Limited
"This is an extremely well written and comprehensive book which will be useful for both practitioners and graduate students. It provides a unique synthesis of techniques and tools in econometrics, financial engineering, and simulation applied to questions of fundamental importance in insurance."
--Dr. Andrew Cairns
Reader in Financial and Actuarial Mathematics
"Investment Guarantees will become the reference book of choice for both actuaries and non-actuaries alike working in the field of guarantees associated with equity-linked products. The book provides an excellent balance between theory and practice in the course of contrasting actuarial modeling and option pricing theory as applied to guarantees on equity-linked products."
--Larry M. Gorski
Illinois Department of Insurance
"Professor Hardy strikes the right balance between theory development and practical demonstration, offering insights to both novices and experienced practitioners. Her comprehensive treatment of risk modeling of investment guarantees will benefit actuaries and financial engineers alike, allowing each to understand better the nature and management of equity exposure. Exceptionally readable, Investment Guarantees is an invaluable resource for insurance and financial professionals working with equity-linked insurance and annuity products."
--Geoffrey H. Hancock
Mercer Risk, Finance & Insurance Consulting
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Buchbeschreibung John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2003. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Fine Dust Jacket. First Edition. clean no gift inscription or remainder mark. 286 pages with the index.We ship from the USA and Canada. Artikel-Nr. 23610