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Stochastic Methods in Applied Finance - AFIN270

The applied finance discipline has become more reliant on quantitative analysis in recent years. Increasingly, models employed by practitioners and researchers are based on assumptions about the stochastic properties of financial variables and time series. This unit covers a variety of stochastic models for use in applied finance and includes extensive use of Excel spreadsheets. The topics include discrete and continuous probability distributions, extreme events, joint probability distributions, copulas, Bayesian analysis, regression models, time series models, and risk-neutral pricing.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S2 Evening - Session 2, North Ryde, Evening

Staff Contact(s): Finance staff

15cp at 100 level or above including (AFIN100 or AFIN102 or ACST152) and (STAT150 or STAT170 or STAT171Prerequisite Information


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Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Applied Finance and Actuarial Studies

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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