Chengguo Weng

University of Waterloo

Associate Professor

M3-200 Univ Ave W

Waterloo, Ontario N2L3G1

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Eigen Portfolio Selection: A Robust Approach to Sharpe Ratio Maximization

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
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Portfolio optimization, Estimation error, Approximation error, Spectral cut-off method, Spectral selection method

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Age Matters

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 May 2019
University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 281 (116,422)
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Bootstrapped portfolio, rebalanced portfolio, age effect, size effect

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When Does the 1/N Rule Work?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2019
University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
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1/N rule, favorability index, bull and bear markets, regime-switching model

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Sample Eigenvalues Adjustment for Portfolio Performance Improvement under Factor Models

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Danqiao Guo, Chengguo Weng and Tony S. Wirjanto
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo - School of Accounting and Finance
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Global Minimum Variance Portfolio, Tail Eigenvalues Amplification, Risk Reduction, High-Dimensionality

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Constant Proportion Portfolio Insurance Under Regime Switching Exponential Levy Process

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2013
Chengguo Weng
University of Waterloo
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constant proportion portfolio insurance, regime switching, exponential Levy process, shortfall, gap risk, matrix exponential.

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Characterization of Multivariate Heavy-Tailed Distribution Families via Copula

Chengguo Weng, Yi Zhang, Journal of Multivariate Analysis, pp. 106, 178–186, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2013
Chengguo Weng and Yi Zhang
University of Waterloo and Zhejiang University
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Multivariate Regular Variation, Copula, Tail Dependence Index, Multivariate Subexponential Distribution, Multivariate Long-Tailed Distribution

7.

Discrete-Time CPPI Under Transaction Cost and Regime Switching

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 May 2014
Chengguo Weng
University of Waterloo
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Finance, Investment analysis, Risk management, Markov processes, Constant proportion portfolio insurance, Regime switching

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Time-Consistent Investment-Reinsurance Strategies Towards Joint Interests of the Insurer and the Reinsurer Under CEV Models

Zhao, H., Weng, C., Shen, Y., Zeng, Y., (2016). Time-consistent investment-reinsurance strategies towards joint interests of the insurer and the reinsurer under CEV models. Science China Mathematics 60(2), 317-344.
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 May 2014 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2017
Hui Zhao, Chengguo Weng, Yang Shen and Yan Zeng
Tianjin University, University of Waterloo, York University and Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - Lingnan (University) College
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Investment-reinsurance problem; Mean-variance analysis; Time-consistent strategy; Constant elasticity of variance model

9.

Pricing Bounds and Bang-Bang Analysis of the Polaris Variable Annuities

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2019
Zhiyi Shen and Chengguo Weng
University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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Variable Annuities; Bang-bang Solution; Least Squares Monte Carlo; Sieve Estimation

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Climate Change Risk and Agriculture-Related Stocks

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2020
Ruihong Jiang and Chengguo Weng
University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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Extreme Climate, Climate Change Risk, Return Predictability, Market Efficiency

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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.

VaR-Based Optimal Partial Hedging

ASTIN Bulletin, 43(3), 271-299, 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Apr 2014
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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quantile hedging, partial hedging, optimal strategy, Value-at-Risk (VaR), bull call spread, knock-out call

13.

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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CVaR-Based Optimal Partial Hedging

The Journal of Risk 16(3), 49-83, 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Apr 2014
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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partial hedging, conditional value-at-risk (CVaR), bull call spread hedging, utility based indifference pricing, stop-loss

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Optimal Reinsurance Analysis from a Crop Insurer's Perspective

Published on Agricultural Finance Review 73(2), 310-328, 2013.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Apr 2014
Lysa Porth, Ken Seng Tan and Chengguo Weng
University of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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crop insurance; optimal reinsurance; conditional tail expectation risk measure; premium principle; loss cost ratio

16.

Optimal Investment Strategies for Participating Contracts

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Feb 2017
Hongcan Lin, David Saunders and Chengguo Weng
University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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participating contract; utility maximization; martingale and dual approach; concavification technique; stochastic control

17.

Derivatives Trading for Insurers

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 84, 40-53, 2019
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 10 May 2019
Xiaole Xue, Pengyu Wei and Chengguo Weng
Shandong University, University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science and University of Waterloo
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Derivatives trading, HJB equations, Investment-reinsurance, Stochastic control, Stochastic volatility

18.

Optimal Reinsurance with Expectile

Cai, J., Weng, C. (2016). Optimal reinsurance with expectile. Scandinavian Actuarial Journal 2016(7), 624-645.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Feb 2017
Jun Cai and Chengguo Weng
University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science and University of Waterloo
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Reinsurance, Risk measure, Expectile, Coherent, Elicitable, Premium principle, Actuarial reserve, Risk margin, Liability

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Nonparametric Inference for VaR, CTE, and Expectile with High-order Precision

The North American Actuarial Journal, In press.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 10 May 2019
Zhiyi Shen, Yukun Liu and Chengguo Weng
University of Waterloo, School of Statistics, East China Normal University and University of Waterloo
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Empirical Likelihood, Risk Measure Estimation, Value-at-Risk, Conditional Tail Expectation, Expectile

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A Central Bank Strategy for Defending a Currency Peg

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2020
Imperial College London, University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo and Shandong University
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currency target zone, currency peg, price impact, central bank intervention, singular stochastic control, second-order differential equation with infinite boundary conditions

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Empirical Approach for Optimal Reinsurance Design

Tan, K. S., and Weng, C., 2014. Empirical Approach for Optimal Reinsurance Design. North American Actuarial Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Apr 2014
Ken Seng Tan and Chengguo Weng
University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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Empirical Model; Optimal Reinsurance; Second-Order Conic Programming; Risk Measure; Premium Principle; Variance Minimization; Conditional Tail Expectation Minimization.

22.

Regression Tree Credibility Model

The North American Actuarial Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 10 May 2019
Liqun Diao and Chengguo Weng
University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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Credibility Theory; Regression Tree; Premium Rating; Predictive Analytics

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A Backward Simulation Method for Stochastic Optimal Control Problems

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Feb 2019
Zhiyi Shen and Chengguo Weng
University of Waterloo and University of Waterloo
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Stochastic Optimal Control, Monte Carlo Simulation, Nonparametric Sieve Estimation

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Dynamic Risk-Sharing Game and Reinsurance Contract Design

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 86, 2019
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 May 2019
Chen Shumin, Yanchu Liu and Chengguo Weng
School of Mathematics and Computational Science, Lingnan (University) College, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. and University of Waterloo
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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

26.

Mean-variance Hedging with Basis Risk

Xue, X., Zhang, J.*, Weng, C. (2019). Mean-variance hedging with basis risk. Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 May 2019
Xiaole Xue, Chengguo Weng and Jinggong Zhang
Shandong University, University of Waterloo and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) - Nanyang Business School
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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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Optimal Multivariate Quota-Share Reinsurance: A Nonparametric Mean-CVaR Framework

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 72, 2016
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Feb 2017
Haoze Sun, Chengguo Weng and Yi Zhang
Zhejiang University, University of Waterloo and Zhejiang University
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Multiple optimal reinsurance, Mean-CVaR, Nonparametric model, Kernel estimation, alpha-mixing process, Bootstrap

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Optimal Reinsurance Subject to Vajda Condition

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 53, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Apr 2014
Yichun Chi and Chengguo Weng
China Institute for Actuarial Science, Central University of Finance and Economics and University of Waterloo
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Cost of capital; Conditional value at risk; Value at risk; Optimal reinsurance; Vajda condition.

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CDF Formulation for Solving an Optimal Reinsurance Problem

Weng, C., Zhuang, S.C., 2016. CDF Formulation for solving an optimal reinsurance problem. Scandinavian Actuarial Journal
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Feb 2017
Chengguo Weng and Sheng Chao Zhuang
University of Waterloo and University of Nebraska Lincoln
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CDF formulation, Lagrangian dual method, optimal reinsurance, survival probability maximization, background risk, generalized Wang’s premium principle

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A DSA Algorithm for Mortality Forecasting

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Mar 2020
Liqun Diao, Yechao Meng and Chengguo Weng
University of Waterloo, University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science and University of Waterloo
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Mortality forecast; DSA algorithm; Lee-Carter model; Multiple populations

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Equilibrium Consumption and Portfolio Decisions With Stochastic Discount Rate and Time-Varying Utility Functions

OR Spectrum 40(2), 541–582., 2017
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 May 2019
Huiling Wu, Chengguo Weng and Yan Zeng
Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE), University of Waterloo and Sun Yat-Sen University (SYSU) - Lingnan (University) College
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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