Ken Seng Tan

University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (30)

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: 25 Posted: 23 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2020
Wenjun Zhu, Lysa Porth and Ken Seng Tan
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School, University 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 Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School, University of Waterloo, University 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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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: 17 Posted: 27 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
Wenjun Zhu, Chou‐Wen Wang and Ken Seng Tan
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School, 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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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 Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School, 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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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, Ken Seng Tan and Wenjun Zhu
University of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, University of Waterloo and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School
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Relational Model, Aggregation Bias, Shortness of Data, Euclidean Distance, Crop Insurance, Yield Forecasting, Ratemaking

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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, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2020
University of Manitoba - Department of Biosystems Engineering, University of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School, 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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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 and Lysa Porth
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School, University of Waterloo and University 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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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 and Lysa Porth
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School, University of Waterloo and University 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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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

12.

Index Insurance Design

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Sep 2018
Jinggong Zhang, Ken Seng Tan and Chengguo Weng
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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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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Improved Index Insurance Design and Yield Estimation Using a Dynamic Factor Forecasting Approach

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Hong Li, Lysa Porth, Ken Seng Tan and Wenjun Zhu
Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, University of Manitoba, University of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, University of Waterloo and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School
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Crop Yield Forecasting; Factor Model; Index-Based Insurance

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Optimal Reinsurance with Multiple Reinsurers: Competitive Pricing and Coalition Stability

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Mar 2018
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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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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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.

19.

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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Trade-Off between Anytime- and Sometime-Valid Methods for Merging P-Values

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 May 2020
Yuyu Chen, Peng Liu, Ken Seng Tan and Ruodu Wang
University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
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Gompertz Law Revisited: Forecasting Mortality with a Multi-factor Exponential Model

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2020
Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, University of Manitoba, University of Waterloo, Stanford University and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School
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Old Age Mortality Forecasting, Gompertz Law, Factor Model

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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 University of Liverpool
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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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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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Optimal Dynamic Longevity Hedge with Basis Risk

Number of pages: 30
Chengguo Weng, Ken Seng Tan 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.