Alexandru Vali Asimit

City University London - The Business School

Professor in Actuarial Analytics

106 Bunhill Row

London, EC1Y 8TZ

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Capital Requirements and Optimal Investment with Solvency Probability Constraints

IMA Journal of Management Mathematics (2015), 26 (4), 345-375.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2015
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Alexandru Badescu, Tak-Kuen Siu and Yuriy Zinchenko
City University London - The Business School, University of Calgary, Macquarie University, Macquarie Business School and University of Calgary - Department of Mathematics and Statistics
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Optimal investment, Portfolio efficient frontier, Risk Capital, Ruin probability constraint, Second order cone programming, Solvency II, Value at Risk

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Tail Dependence Measure for Examining Financial Extreme Co-Movements

Journal of Econometrics, 2016, 194(2), 330-348
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2016
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Russell J. Gerrard, Yanxi Hou and Liang Peng
City University London - The Business School, City University London - The Business School, Georgia Institute of Technology - Mathematics and Georgia State University - Risk Management & Insurance Department
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Asymptotic dependence and independence; Copula; Extreme co-movement; Kendall's tau; Measure of association.

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Optimal Risk Transfers in Insurance Groups

The final version of this article has appeared as: Asimit A. V., Badescu, A. M., Tsanakas, A. (2013), 'Optimal Risk Transfers in Insurance Groups', European Actuarial Journal, 3(1), p.159-190
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2014
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Alexandru Badescu and Andreas Tsanakas
City University London - The Business School, University of Calgary and Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), City, University of London
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Cost of Capital, Expected Shortfall, Insurance Groups, Optimal Reinsurance, Value-at-Risk

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Background Risk Models and Stepwise Portfolio Construction

Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, 2016, 18(3), 805-827.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2016
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Raluca Vernic and Ricardas Zitikis
City University London - The Business School, Ovidius University of Constanta and Western University
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Portfolio construction, Background risk, Systemic risk, Laplace transform, Risk management, Capital allocation

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Optimal Non-Life Reinsurance under Solvency II Regime

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics (2015), 65, 227-237
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2015
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Yichun Chi and Junlei Hu
City University London - The Business School, China Institute for Actuarial Science, Central University of Finance and Economics and University of Essex
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Optimal Reinsurance, Risk Margin, General Premium Principle, Solvency II, Technical Provision, Value at Risk, Conditional Value at Risk.

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Efficient Risk Allocation within a Non-Life Insurance Group Under Solvency II Regime

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics (2016), 66, 69–76
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2015
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Alexandru Badescu, Steven Haberman and Eun-Seok Kim
City University London - The Business School, University of Calgary, City University London - Faculty of Actuarial Science and Queen Mary, University of London
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Best Estimate; Insurance Group; Minimum Capital Requirement; Risk Margin; Solvency II; Solvency Capital Requirement

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Optimal Risk Transfer under Quantile-Based Risk Measures

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 2013, Volume 53, Issue 1, p. 252-265
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2014
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Alexandru Badescu and Tim Verdonck
City University London - The Business School, University of Calgary and KU Leuven
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Expected Shortfall, Distorted Risk Measure, Premium Principle, Optimal Reinsurance, Truncated Tail-Value-at-Risk , Value-at-Risk

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Portfolio Optimization under Solvency Constraints: A Dynamical Approach

North American Actuarial Journal, 2014, Volume 18, Issue 3, p.394-416
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2014
Sujith Asanga, Alexandru Vali Asimit, Alexandru Badescu and Steven Haberman
University of Calgary - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, City University London - The Business School, University of Calgary and City University London - Faculty of Actuarial Science
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Portfolio optimization, Capital requirements, Solvency constraint, Multivariate GARCH, Double rolling window

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Aggregation of Randomly Weighted Large Risks

IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, 28(3), pp. 403–419. doi:10.1093/imaman/dpv020.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2018
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Enkelejd Hashorva and Dominik Kortschak
City University London - The Business School, University of Lausanne, Actuarial Department and University of Lausanne
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Davis-Resnick tail property; Extreme value distribution; Max-domain of attraction; Mitra-Resnick model; Risk aggregation

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Statistical Inference for a New Class of Multivariate Pareto Distributions

Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, 2016, 45(2), 456-471.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2016
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Edward Furman and Raluca Vernic
City University London - The Business School, York University - Department of Mathematics and Statistics and Ovidius University of Constanta
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Multivariate Pareto distribution, common shock model, maximum likelihood estimation, expectation maximization algorithm, method of moments

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Optimal Risk Transfer: A Numerical Optimisation Approach

North American Actuarial Journal, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2017
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Tao Gao, Junlei Hu and Eun-Seok Kim
City University London - The Business School, University of Essex - Department of Mathematics, University of Essex and Queen Mary, University of London
Downloads 167 (332,350)
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Linear Programming, Optimal Reinsurance/Risk Transfer, Risk Measure, Second-Order Conic Programming

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Optimal Reinsurance in the Presence of Counterparty Default Risk

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 2013, Volume 53, issue 3, p. 690–697
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 May 2013 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2014
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Alexandru Badescu and Ka Chun Cheung
City University London - The Business School, University of Calgary and The University of Hong Kong
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Counterparty Default Risk, Distorted Risk Measure, Expected Policyholder Deficit, Premium Principle, Optimal Reinsurance, Value-at-Risk

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On a Multivariate Pareto Distribution

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 46, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 11 Sep 2013
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Edward Furman and Raluca Vernic
City University London - The Business School, York University - Department of Mathematics and Statistics and Ovidius University of Constanta
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Multivariate Pareto distributions, Characterizations, Mixtures, Dependence, Simultaneous Loss, Economic Weighted Pricing

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Evaluating Risk Measures and Capital Allocations Based on Multi-Losses Driven by a Heavy-Tailed Background Risk: The Multivariate Pareto-II Model

Risks, 2013, Volume 1, Issue 1, p.14-33
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2014
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Raluca Vernic and Ricardas Zitikis
City University London - The Business School, Ovidius University of Constanta and Western University
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distortion risk measure, weighted premium, weighted allocation, tail value at risk, conditional tail expectation, multivariate Pareto distribution

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Asymptotics for Risk Capital Allocations Based on Conditional Tail Expectation

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 49, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Sep 2013
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Edward Furman, Qihe Tang and Raluca Vernic
City University London - The Business School, York University - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science and Ovidius University of Constanta
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Asymptotic dependence and independence, Capital allocation, Conditional Tail Expectation, Extreme Value Theory, Heavytailed distributions, Value-at-Risk

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Insurance with Multiple Insurers: A Game-Theoretic Approach

European Journal of Operational Research, 267(2), 778–790. doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2017.12.026.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2018
Alexandru Vali Asimit and Tim J. Boonen
City University London - The Business School and University of Hong Kong
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Risk management; Pareto optimal insurance; Cooperative game theory; Robust decision-making

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Robust and Pareto Optimality of Insurance Contracts

European Journal of Operational Research, 262(2), pp. 720–732. doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2017.04.029.
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2018
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Valeria Bignozzi, Ka Chun Cheung, Junlei Hu and Eun-Seok Kim
City University London - The Business School, Università di Milano Bicocca - Dipartimento di Statistica e Metodi Quantitativi, The University of Hong Kong, University of Essex and Queen Mary, University of London
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Uncertainty modelling, Linear programming, Robust/Pareto optimal insurance, Risk measure, Robust optimisation

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Systemic Risk: An Asymptotic Evaluation

ASTIN Bulletin (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2018
Alexandru Vali Asimit and Jinzhu Li
City University London - The Business School and Nankai University - School of Mathematical Sciences
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asymptotics; dependence; max-domain of attraction; regular variation; rapid variation; systemic risk.

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Extreme Behavior of Multivariate Phase-Type Distributions

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 41, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2013
Alexandru Vali Asimit and Bruce L. Jones
City University London - The Business School and University of Western Ontario - Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
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component-wise maxima (minima), copula, Marshall-Olkin exponential distribution, multivariate extreme value distribution, Pickands’ representation

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Optimal Robust Insurance with a Finite Uncertainty Set

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2019
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Junlei Hu and Yuantao Xie
City University London - The Business School, University of Essex and University of International Business and Economics (UIBE)
Downloads 98 (500,152)
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Optimal reinsurance, Risk measure, Robust optimisation, Second order conic programming, Uncertainty modelling

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On the Worst and Least Possible Asymptotic Dependence

Journal of Multivariate Analysis, Vol. 144, pp. 218-234.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 May 2015 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2017
Alexandru Vali Asimit and Russell J. Gerrard
City University London - The Business School and City University London - The Business School
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Asymptotic dependence/independence, Copula, Extreme Value Theory, Gumbel Tail, Regular Variation, Risk measure

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Extremes on the Discounted Aggregate Claims in a Time Dependent Risk Model

Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, 2010, Volume 2, p.93-104
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Sep 2013
Alexandru Vali Asimit and Andrei Badescu
City University London - The Business School and University of Toronto - Department of Statistics
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Compound Poisson risk model, Dependence, Discounted aggregate loss, Subexponential distribution, Value-at-Risk

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Extremes for Coherent Risk Measures

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 71, pp. 332-341.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2017
Alexandru Vali Asimit and Jinzhu Li
City University London - The Business School and Nankai University - School of Mathematical Sciences
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Capital allocation, Coherent/Distortion risk measure, Conditional Tail Expectation, Extreme Value Theory, Marginal Expected Shortfall, Rapid Variation, Regular Variation.

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Asymptotic Results for Conditional Measures of Association of a Random Sum

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 2015, Volume 60, p.11-18
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2018
Alexandru Vali Asimit and Yiqing Chen
City University London - The Business School and Drake University
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Extreme Value Theory, Layer reinsurance, Long-Tailed Distribution, Gumbel Tail, Kendall’s tau, Order statistics, Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient, Regular Variation, Spearman’s rho, Tail index

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Risk Sharing with Multiple Indemnity Environments

European Journal of Operational Research, forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2021
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Tim J. Boonen, Yichun Chi and Wing Fung Chong
City University London - The Business School, University of Hong Kong, Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) and Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics
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Risk management, Optimal insurance, Multiple risk environments, Value-at-Risk, Tail Value-at-Risk, Heterogeneous beliefs, Environment-specific layer indemnities

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Measuring the Tail Risk: An Asymptotic Approach

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Jun 2017
Alexandru Vali Asimit and Jinzhu Li
City University London - The Business School and Nankai University - School of Mathematical Sciences
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asymptotic dependence/independence, regular variation, rapid variation, sensitivity analysis, tail risk measure

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Dependence and the Asymptotic Behavior of Large Claims Reinsurance

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 43, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Sep 2013
Alexandru Vali Asimit and Bruce L. Jones
City University London - The Business School and University of Western Ontario - Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
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Dependence, ECOMOR and LCR reinsurance, Long-tailed distribution, Tail probability

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An Efficient Approach to Quantile Capital Allocation and Sensitivity Analysis

Forthcoming in Mathematical Finance
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Dec 2018
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Liang Peng, Ruodu Wang and Alex Yu
City University London - The Business School, Georgia State University - Risk Management & Insurance Department, University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science and Georgia State University
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Bootstrap, Capital Allocation, Expected Shortfall, Nonparametric Estimation, Sensitivity Analysis, Value-at-Risk

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Extreme Behavior of Bivariate Elliptical Distributions

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2013
Alexandru Vali Asimit and Bruce L. Jones
City University London - The Business School and University of Western Ontario - Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
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component-wise maxima, elliptical distribution, Pickands' representation, regular variation, threshold exceedances

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Pitfalls in Using Weibull Tailed Distributions

Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 2010, Volume 140, Issue 7, p.2018- 2024
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Sep 2013
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Deyuan Li and Liang Peng
City University London - The Business School, Fudan University and Georgia Institute of Technology
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Asymptotic Mean Squared Error, Extreme Tail Probability, High Quantile, Regular Variation, Weibull Tail Coefficient

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Asymptotic Tail Probabilities for Large Claims Reinsurance of a Portfolio of Dependent Risks

ASTIN Bulletin, Volume 38, Issue 1, p.147-159, 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Sep 2013
Alexandru Vali Asimit and Bruce L. Jones
City University London - The Business School and University of Western Ontario - Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
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Archimedean copula, Dependence, ECOMOR and LCR reinsurance, Tail probability

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Robust Classification via Support Vector Machines

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2022
City University London - The Business School, Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), City, University of London, University of Bologna - Department of Management, University of Naples "Parthenope" and City University London
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support vector machine, robust classification, data uncertainty, extreme empirical loss

Robust Classification Via Support Vector Machines

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Apr 2022
City University London - The Business School, Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), City, University of London, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Naples "Parthenope" and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Binary robust classification, insurance fraud prediction, mortgage lending prediction, support vector machine

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Pareto-Optimal Insurance Contracts With Premium Budget and Minimum Charge Constraints

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Jan 2020
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Ka Chun Cheung, Wing Fung Chong and Junlei Hu
City University London - The Business School, The University of Hong Kong, Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics and University of Essex
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Bargaining power, Minimum charge, Optimal insurance contract design, Pareto optimality, Premium budget, Proportional Hazard Transformation, Tail Value-at-Risk, Value-at-Risk