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Engineering risk and finance

Author: Charles S Tapiero
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: International series in operations research & management science, v. 188.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Risk models are models of uncertainty, engineered for some purposes. They are "educated guesses and hypotheses" assessed and valued in terms of well-defined future states and their consequences. They are engineered to predict, to manage countable and accountable futures and to provide a frame of reference within which we may believe that "uncertainty is tamed". Quantitative-statistical tools are used to reconcile  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tapiero, Charles S.
Engineering Risk and Finance.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles S Tapiero
ISBN: 9781461462347 1461462347 1461462339 9781461462330
OCLC Number: 828303015
Description: 1 online resource (516 pages).
Contents: Engineering risk --
Risk management everywhere --
Probability elements: an applied refresher --
Multivariate probability distributions: applications and risk models --
Temporal risk processes --
Risk measurement --
Risk valuation --
Risk economics and mult-agent CCAPM --
Risk pricing models: applications --
Uncertainty economics --
Strategic risk control and regulation --
Games, risk and uncertainty.
Series Title: International series in operations research & management science, v. 188.
Responsibility: Charles S. Tapiero.

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This book provides a broad and interdisciplinary foundation to engineering risks and to their financial valuation and pricing. It uses both narrative and mathematical techniques and includes  Read more...

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