Olivier Le Courtois

EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control

23, av. Guy de Collongue

69134 Ecully Cedex

France

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Pricing Derivatives With Barriers in a Stochastic Interest Rate Environment

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 32, No. 9, pp. 2903-2938, September 2008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2010
Carole Bernard, Olivier Le Courtois and Francois Quittard-Pinon
Grenoble Ecole de Management, EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and EMLYON Business School
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Change of Numéraire, HJM model, Barrier Option, Markovian Approximation

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Risk-Neutral and Actual Default Probabilities with an Endogenous Bankruptcy Jump-Diffusion Model

Asia Pacific Financial Markets, Vol. 13, p. 11-39, 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2014
Olivier Le Courtois and Francois Quittard-Pinon
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and EMLYON Business School
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Cumulative Default Probability, Structural Model, Jump-Diffusion, Endogenous Capital Structure, Esscher Transform, Kou Processes

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Fair Valuation of Participating Life Insurance Contracts with Jump Risk

Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, Vol 33, No. 2, p.106-136, 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2010
Olivier Le Courtois and Francois Quittard-Pinon
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and EMLYON Business School
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Participating Life Insurance Policies, Kou Processes, Jump-Diffusion, Early Default, Fair Value

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A New Procedure for Pricing Parisian Options

Journal of Derivatives, Vol. 12, No. 4, 2005
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2014
Carole Bernard, Olivier Le Courtois and Francois Quittard-Pinon
Grenoble Ecole de Management, EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and EMLYON Business School
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Inside the Solvency 2 Black Box: Net Asset Values and Solvency Capital Requirements with a Least-Squares Monte-Carlo Approach

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Volume 71, November 2016, Pages 15–26
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2017
Anthony Floryszczak, Olivier Le Courtois and Mohamed Majri
SMABTP, EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and SMABTP
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Net Asset Value, Solvency Capital Requirement, Solvency 2, Least-Squares Monte Carlo, Order Statistics, Participating Contract

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The Optimal Capital Structure Under Stable Lévy Assets Returns

Decisions in Economics and Finance, Vol. 31, No. 1, p.51-72, 2008
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2010
Olivier Le Courtois and Francois Quittard-Pinon
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and EMLYON Business School
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Optimal Capital Structure, Default Risk, Stable Processes, Credit Spreads

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The Computation of Risk Budgets Under the Lévy Process Assumption

Revue Finance, 35 (2), 2014
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2014
Olivier Le Courtois and Christian Pierre Walter
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme (FMSH) - Ethics and Finance Chair
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Value-at-Risk, Lévy Processes, Variance Gamma Processes, Fourier Transform, Basle 2, Solvency 2

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Protection of a Company Issuing a Certain Class of Participating Policies in a Complete Market Framework

North American Actuarial Journal, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 131-149, 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2015
Carole Bernard, Olivier Le Courtois and Francois Quittard-Pinon
Grenoble Ecole de Management, EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and EMLYON Business School
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Participating Contracts, Safety Loading, Default Risk, Interest Rate Risk, Market Value, Fair Value Principle, Premium Principle, Equity Default Swap

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Profit Testing of Profit Sharing Life Insurance Policies in the Presence of Extreme Risks

Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2020
Olivier Le Courtois and Li Shen
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and EMLYON Business School
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Profit Testing, Participating Contract, Universal Life Contract, Variable Annuities With Guarantees, Gaussian and Non-Gaussian Assumptions, Variance Gamma Process

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Development and Pricing of a New Participating Contract

North American Actuarial Journal, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 179-195, 2006
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2010
Carole Bernard, Olivier Le Courtois and Francois Quittard-Pinon
Grenoble Ecole de Management, EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and EMLYON Business School
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Participating Life Insurance Policies, Contingent Claims Valuation, Default Risk, Stochastic Interest Rates, Dubins-Schwarz theorem

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An Intensity Model for Credit Risk with Switching Lévy Processes.

Quantitative Finance, 14 (8), 2014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2014
Donatien Hainaut and Olivier Le Courtois
Université Catholique de Louvain and EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control
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Regime-switching model, Markov chain, Lévy process

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Is the Index Efficient? A Worldwide Tour with Stochastic Dominance

Journal of Financial Markets, 2021
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2021
Olga Kolokolova, Olivier Le Courtois and Xia Xu
University of Manchester - Alliance Manchester Business School, EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon)
Downloads 127 (306,806)
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Market index, Diversification, Stochastic Dominance, Optimal Portfolios

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Utility-Consistent Valuation Schemes for the Own Risk and Solvency Assessment of Life Insurance Companies

Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 15, N°1, p. 47–79, 2021
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2021
Olivier Le Courtois, Mohamed Majri and Li Shen
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control, SMABTP and EMLYON Business School
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Expected Utility Theory, Cumulative Prospect Theory, ORSA, Market-Consistent, Fair Value, Best Estimate of Liabilities, Overall Solvency Needs, Own Funds, SAHARA-CPT.

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On Surrender and Default Risks

Mathematical Finance, 23(1), 143-168 (2013)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2014
Olivier Le Courtois and Hidetoshi Nakagawa
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and Hitotsubashi University Business School
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Surrender risk, default risk, interest rate risk, Cox process, participating policies

On Surrender and Default Risks

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 143-168, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Jan 2013
Olivier Le Courtois and Hidetoshi Nakagawa
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and Hitotsubashi University Business School
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surrender risk, default risk, interest rate risk, Cox process, participating policies

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Credit Risk and Solvency Capital Requirements

European Actuarial Journal, Vol. 8, N°2, p. 487–515, 2018
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2019
Jérémy Allali, Olivier Le Courtois and Mohamed Majri
SMABTP, EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and SMABTP
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Credit Spread, Risk Premium Adjustment Factor, Solvency Capital Requirement, General Pareto Distribution, Market Consistency, Rating Transition, Credit Benchmarking, Constant Position

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Performance Regularity: A New Class of Executive Compensation Packages

Asia-Pacific Financial Markets, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 353-370, 2012
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2014
Carole Bernard and Olivier Le Courtois
Grenoble Ecole de Management and EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control
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Executive stock options, Parisian options, Optimal compensation

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Decreasing Downside Risk Aversion and Background Risk

Journal of Mathematical Economics, 53, 2014
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2014
David Crainich, Louis Eeckhoudt and Olivier Le Courtois
Catholic University of Lille - Faculté Libre des Sciences Economiques (FLSE), Catholic University of Lille - IESEG School of Management and EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control
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Downside Risk Aversion, Background Risk, Risk Vulnerability

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Portfolio Optimisation with Jumps: Illustration with a Pension Accumulation Scheme

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 60, p. 127-137, 2015.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2016
Olivier Le Courtois and Francesco Menoncin
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and University of Brescia - Department of Economics
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Optimal Portfolio, Pension Fund, Lévy process, Stochastic Exponential

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Health and Portfolio Choices: A Diffidence Approach

European Journal of Operational Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2016
David Crainich, Louis Eeckhoudt and Olivier Le Courtois
Catholic University of Lille - Faculté Libre des Sciences Economiques (FLSE), Catholic University of Lille - IESEG School of Management and EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control
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Health, Weath, Diffidence Theorem, Indices, Correlation Aversion, Cross Prudence

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Efficient Portfolios and Extreme Risks: An Extended Dirichlet Approach

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 May 2019 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2020
Olivier Le Courtois and Xia Xu
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and ESSCA School of Management
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Portfolio Choice, Efficient Frontier, Extreme Risk, Dirichlet Distribution

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q-Credibility

Variance, Vol. 13, N°2, p. 250–264, 2021
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2021
Olivier Le Courtois
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control
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Credibility, Quadratic Approximation. Parametric, Non-Parametric, Semi-Parametric, Poisson-Gamma, Poisson-Single Pareto, Uniform Exposure

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Some Further Results on the Tempered Multistable Approach

Asia-Pacific Financial Markets, Vol. 25, N°2, p. 87–109, 2018
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2019
Olivier Le Courtois
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control
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Tempered multistable process, non-stationarity, dependence, asymmetry, kurtosis, VaR, characteristic function

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Structural Pricing of CoCos and Deposit Insurance with Regime Switching and Jumps

Asia-Pacific Financial Markets Vol. 27, N°4, p. 477–520, 2020
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2020
Olivier Le Courtois and Xiaoshan Su
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and Beihang University (BUAA)
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Structural model; Regime switching; Jump-diffusion; Matrix Wiener-Hopf factorization; Esscher transform; CoCos; Deposit insurance; Fluid embedding; Markov chain

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Asset Risk Management of Participating Contracts

Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 6, N°2, 2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Carole Bernard and Olivier Le Courtois
Grenoble Ecole de Management and EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control
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Participating Contracts, CPPI, Equity Default Swap, Market Valuation

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On the Diversification of Fixed Income Assets

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Dec 2020
Olivier Le Courtois
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control
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Diversification, Interest Rate Risk, Credit Risk, Asset-Liability Management, Corporate Bonds, Fixed Income

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Imprudent Risk Lovers are Inconsistent

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 12 Jan 2014
Olivier Le Courtois
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control
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Corporate Name Changes: The Case of M&As within the S&P 500 Index

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Dec 2020
Olivier Le Courtois and Xia Xu
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and ESSCA School of Management
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S&P 500 Index, Mergers & Acquisitions, Name Change

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Optimal Insurance for Prudent Risk Averters and Risk Lovers

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Jan 2020
Eric André, Olivier Le Courtois and Xiaoshan Su
EMLYON Business School, EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and Beihang University (BUAA)
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Third degree risk, Risk lovers, Dual limited stop-loss insurance, Limited change-loss insurance, Limited dual change-loss insurance, Limited stop-loss insurance, Background risk

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Market Value of Life Insurance Contracts Under Stochastic Interest Rates and Default Risk

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2005
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Carole Bernard, Olivier Le Courtois and Francois Quittard-Pinon
Grenoble Ecole de Management, EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and EMLYON Business School
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Participating Life Insurance Policies, Contingent Claims Valuation, Default Risk, Stochastic Interest Rates, Fortet’s Equation

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Pricing and Hedging Defaultable Participating Contracts with Regime Switching and Jump Risk

Decisions in Economics and Finance Vol. 43, N°1, p. 303–339, 2020
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2020
Olivier Le Courtois, Francois Quittard-Pinon and Xiaoshan Su
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control, EMLYON Business School and Beihang University (BUAA)
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Participating life insurance, Credit risk, Regime switching, Jump-diffusion, Matrix Wiener-Hopf factorization

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Regulation Risk

North American Actuarial Journal Vol. 24, N°3, p. 463–474, 2020
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2020
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control, Regularity Team Inria Saclay and Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme (FMSH) - Ethics and Finance Chair
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Intensity of Preferences for Bivariate Risk Apportionment

Journal of Mathematical Economics Vol. 88, p. 153–160, 2020
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2020
David Crainich, Louis Eeckhoudt and Olivier Le Courtois
Catholic University of Lille - Faculté Libre des Sciences Economiques (FLSE), Catholic University of Lille - IESEG School of Management and EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control
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Bivariate utility function, Increase in bivariate risks, Risk apportionment, Comparative risk aversion, Ross risk aversion

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On the Bankruptcy Risk of Insurance Companies

Revue Finance, Vol. 34, N°1, p. 43-72, 2013
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Feb 2017
Olivier Le Courtois and Rivo A Randrianarivony
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and University of Rennes 1
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Insurance business, finite and infinite-time bankruptcy

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Concentration Des Portefeuilles Boursiers Et Asymétrie Des Distributions De Rentabilités D’Actifs (Concentration of Stock Portfolios and Asymmetry of Asset Return Distributions)

Journal de la Société Française de Statistiques, Vol. 153, No. 2, p. 1-20, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Feb 2017
Olivier Le Courtois and Christian Pierre Walter
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme (FMSH) - Ethics and Finance Chair
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Changes of Probability Measures in Finance and Insurance: A Synthesis

Revue Finance, Vol. 25, Special Issue, p. 95-120, 2004
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Feb 2017
Olivier Le Courtois and Francois Quittard-Pinon
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and University of Claude Bernard Lyon 1 - Institute of Finance and Insurance Science (ISFA)
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A Complete Ranking of Risky Prospects Consistent with Stochastic Dominance

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2021
Olivier Le Courtois and Xia Xu
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and ESSCA School of Management
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Stochastic Dominance, Deficit Scale, Loss Aversion, Skewness Preference

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Modelling Stock Returns with Lévy Processes

Banque et Marchés, N° 66, p. 36-46, 2003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Feb 2017
Olivier Le Courtois
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control
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Le Point Sur... Les Options Parisiennes et leurs Applications (An Update On... Parisian Options and Their Applications)

Banque et Marchés, N° 82, p. 81-90, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Feb 2017
Carole Bernard and Olivier Le Courtois
Grenoble Ecole de Management and EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control
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A Study of Mutual Insurance for Bank Deposits

Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Feb 2017
Carole Bernard, Olivier Le Courtois and Francois Quittard-Pinon
Grenoble Ecole de Management, EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and EMLYON Business School
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Audit De Modèles Financiers Pour L'Assurance (Audit of Financial Models in Insurance)

Posted: 18 Dec 2014
Olivier Le Courtois and Christian Pierre Walter
EM Lyon (Ecole de Management de Lyon) - Department of Economics, Finance, Control and Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme (FMSH) - Ethics and Finance Chair

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