Ken Seng Tan

University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

A Credibility-Based Yield Forecasting Model for Crop Reinsurance Pricing and Weather Risk Management

Agricultural Finance Review, 79(1), 2-26.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2020
Wenjun Zhu, Lysa Porth, Lysa Porth and Ken Seng Tan
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial ScienceUniversity of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research and University of Waterloo
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yield forecasting, model selection, principal component analysis, cross validation, credibility theory

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Optimal Reinsurance with One Insurer and Multiple Reinsurers

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jul 2015
Tim J. Boonen, Ken Seng Tan and Sheng Chao Zhuang
University of Amsterdam, University of Waterloo and University of Nebraska Lincoln
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optimal reinsurance design, distortion risk measure, distortion premium principle, multiple reinsurers, representative reinsurer

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Spatial Dependence & Aggregation in Weather Risk Hedging: A Lévy Subordinated Hierarchical Archimedean Copulas (LSHAC) Approach

Astin Bulletin, 48 (2), 779-815.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2019
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial ScienceUniversity of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research and National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology
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Systemic weather risk, Hedging strategies, Hierarchical Archimedean copulas, Lévy subordinators

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Remote Sensing Applications for Insurance: A Predictive Model for Pasture Yield in the Presence of Systemic Weather

North American Actuarial Journal, 24(2), 333-354.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2020
University of Manitoba - Department of Biosystems Engineering, University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial ScienceUniversity of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Manitoba - Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics, University of Waterloo and University of Prince Edward Island
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Crop Yield Prediction; Forage Insurance; Remote Sensing; Index-Based Insurance; Principal Component Analysis; Predictive Analytics

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On a Class of Premium Calculation Principles Based on the Multivariate Weighted Distribution

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2018
Wenjun Zhu, Ken Seng Tan, Lysa Porth and Lysa Porth
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial ScienceUniversity of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research
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Premium Principle, Weighted Distribution, Weighted Transform, Stochastic Dominance, Insurance Pricing, Economic Premium

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Structure and Estimation of Lévy Subordinated Hierarchical Archimedean Copulas (LSHAC): Theory and Empirical Tests

Journal of Banking and Finance, 69 (2016): 20-36.
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2020
Wenjun Zhu, Chou‐Wen Wang and Ken Seng Tan
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology and University of Waterloo
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High dimensional modeling, Hierarchical Archimedean copulas, Lévy subordinators, Downside risk

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A Relational Data Matching Model for Enhancing Individual Loss Experience: An Example from Crop Insurance

North American Actuarial Journal, 23(4), 551-572.
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 May 2016 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Lysa Porth, Lysa Porth, Ken Seng Tan and Wenjun Zhu
University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial ScienceUniversity of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, University of Waterloo and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
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Relational Model, Aggregation Bias, Shortness of Data, Euclidean Distance, Crop Insurance, Yield Forecasting, Ratemaking

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Modeling Multi-Country Longevity Risk with Mortality Dependence: A Lévy Subordinated Hierarchical Archimedean Copulas (LSHAC) Approach

Journal of Risk and Insurance, 84, 477-493.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2020
Wenjun Zhu, Ken Seng Tan and Chou‐Wen Wang
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Waterloo and National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology
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Geographical Mortality Dependence; Longevity Securitization; Hierarchical Archimedean copulas; Lévy subordinators

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Agricultural Insurance Ratemaking: Development of a New Premium Principle

North American Actuarial Journal, 23(4), 512-534.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2020
Wenjun Zhu, Ken Seng Tan, Lysa Porth and Lysa Porth
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial ScienceUniversity of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research
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Agricultural insurance, Loss reweighting, Ratemaking, Premium principles, Weighted distribution, Weighed premium

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Index Insurance Design

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Sep 2018
Jinggong Zhang, Ken Seng Tan and Chengguo Weng
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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Optimal Dynamic Reinsurance Policies Under Mean – CVaR – A Generalized Denneberg’s Absolute Deviation Principle

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
Ken Seng Tan, Pengyu Wei, Wei Wei and Sheng Chao Zhuang
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science and University of Nebraska Lincoln
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Dynamical Reinsurance, Mean-CVaR Premium Principle, Denneberg’s Absolute Deviation Principle, Ruin Probability

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Optimal Hedging with Basis Risk under Mean-Variance Criterion

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 75, 1-15, 2017
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 10 May 2019
Jingong Zhang, Ken Seng Tan and Chengguo Weng
University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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Basis Risk; Optimal Hedging; Time Consistent Planning; Mean-Variance

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Improved Index Insurance Design and Yield Estimation Using a Dynamic Factor Forecasting Approach

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 96, 208-221
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2021
Hong Li, Lysa Porth, Lysa Porth, Ken Seng Tan and Wenjun Zhu
Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, University of Manitoba, University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial ScienceUniversity of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, University of Waterloo and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
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Crop Yield Forecasting; Factor Model; Index-Based Insurance

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Annuity and Insurance Choice Under Habit Formation

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 May 2020
Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics, University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science and University of Nebraska Lincoln
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Habit Formation; Life-Cycle Model; Life Insurance; Annuity

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Optimal Reinsurance with Multiple Reinsurers: Competitive Pricing and Coalition Stability

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2021
Tim J. Boonen, Ken Seng Tan and Sheng Chao Zhuang
University of Amsterdam, University of Waterloo and University of Nebraska Lincoln
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reinsurance, multiple reinsurers, competition, premiums, Mean Conditional Value-at-Risk

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Gompertz Law Revisited: Forecasting Mortality with a Multi-factor Exponential Model

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2021
Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, University of Manitoba, University of Waterloo, Stanford University and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
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Old Age Mortality Forecasting, Gompertz Law, Factor Model

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How Does Consumption Habit Affect the Household's Demand for Life-Contingent Claims?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jul 2018
Ken Seng Tan, Pengyu Wei and Sheng Chao Zhuang
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science and University of Nebraska Lincoln
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Downside Risk Management of a Defined Benefit Plan Considering Longevity Basis Risk

North American Actuarial Journal, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 68-86, 2014
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 25 May 2014
Yijia Lin, Ken Seng Tan, Ruilin Tian and Jifeng Yu
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Finance, University of Waterloo, North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems and University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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defined benefit pension plan, downside risk, basis risk, CVaR, longevity risk hedging

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Valuation of Carbon Emission Allowances and Related Derivatives Under a Closed Trading Phase

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Mingyu Fang, Ken Seng Tan and Tony S. Wirjanto
University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
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Climate change, Carbon dioxide, Valuation of carbon emission allowances, Market completeness, Market and information incompleteness, Analytical Analysis, Numerical Analysis.

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Trade-off between validity and efficiency of merging p-values under arbitrary dependence

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 May 2020 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2021
Yuyu Chen, Peng Liu, Ken Seng Tan and Ruodu Wang
University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Essex, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
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Hypothesis testing; multiple hypothesis testing; validity; efficiency

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Pricing in Reinsurance Bargaining with Comonotonic Additive Utility Functions

ASTIN Bulletin 46 (2), 507-530, 2016
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 23 May 2016
Tim J. Boonen, Ken Seng Tan and Sheng Chao Zhuang
University of Amsterdam, University of Waterloo and University of Nebraska Lincoln
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Cooperative bargaining, reinsurance, contract design, comonotonic additive preferences

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Optimal Dynamic Longevity Hedge with Basis Risk

Tan, K.S., Weng, C., Zhang, J., 2021. Optimal Dynamic Longevity Hedge with Basis Risk. European Journal of Operational Research. In press.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2021
Ken Seng Tan, Chengguo Weng and Jingong Zhang
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
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Risk management, Pension liability management, Longevity risk, Dynamic programming, Mean-variance.

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Vine Copula Models with GLM and Sparsity

Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods, Vol. 73, 137-155.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 10 May 2019
Dezhao Han, Ken Seng Tan and Chengguo Weng
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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vine copula, generalized linear model, penalized MLE

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Failure of Smooth Pasting Principle and Nonexistence of Equilibrium Stopping Rules under Time-Inconsistency

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Jul 2018
Ken Seng Tan, Wei Wei and Xun Yu Zhou
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science and Columbia University - Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR)
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time inconsistency, equilibrium stopping rule, intra-personal game, smooth pasting, nonexistence

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Marginal Indemnification Function Formulation for Optimal Reinsurance

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 67, 2016
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Feb 2017
University of Nebraska Lincoln, University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo and Kent Business School
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optimal reinsurance, marginal indemnification function, Lagrangian dual method, distortion risk measure, inverse-S shaped distortion premium principle

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On Pricing and Hedging the No-Negative-Equity Guarantee in Equity Release Mechanisms

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 77, Issue 2, pp. 499-522, June 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 May 2010
Johnny Siu-Hang Li, Mary R. Hardy and Ken Seng Tan
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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Modeling Multicountry Longevity Risk with Mortality Dependence: A Lévy Subordinated Hierarchical Archimedean Copulas Approach

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 84, Issue S1, pp. 477-493, 2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
Ken Seng Tan and Chou‐Wen Wang
University of Waterloo and National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology
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Epidemic Financing Facilities: Pandemic Bonds and Endemic Swaps

Nanyang Business School Research Paper No. 21-37
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jun 2021
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Waterloo, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
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Securitization, Pandemic bond, Endemic swap, Coronavirus, Dengue

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Conditional Value-at-Risk-Based Optimal Partial Hedging

Journal of Risk, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2014
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Jun 2016
Jianfa Cong, Ken Seng Tan and Chengguo Weng
University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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hedging, value-at-risk, optimal partial hedging

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Economic Pricing of Mortality‐Linked Securities: A Tâtonnement Approach

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 82, Issue 1, pp. 65-96, 2015
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Rui Zhou, Johnny Siu‐Hang Li and Ken Seng Tan
University of Manitoba, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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Pricing Standardized Mortality Securitizations: A Two‐Population Model with Transitory Jump Effects

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 80, Issue 3, pp. 733-774, 2013
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Aug 2013
Rui Zhou, Johnny Siu‐Hang Li and Ken Seng Tan
University of Manitoba, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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