Steven Vanduffel

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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Brussels, Brabant 1050

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Citation 25

Optimal Capital Allocation Principles

The final version of this article appeared as: Dhaene J., Tsanakas, A. , Valdez, E. A. , Vanduffel, S. (2012), 'Optimal Capital Allocation Principles', Journal of Risk and Insurance, 79(1), p.1-28.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2014
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, City University London - Cass Business School, University of Connecticut - Department of Mathematics and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Capital allocation, risk measure, comonotonicity, Euler allocation, default option, Lloyd's of London

Optimal Capital Allocation Principles

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 79, Issue 1, pp. 1-28, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Feb 2012
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, City University London - Cass Business School, University of Connecticut - Department of Mathematics and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Citation 22

Explicit Representation of Cost-Efficient Strategies

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2013
Carole Bernard, Phelim P. Boyle and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Wilfrid Laurier University - School of Business & Economics and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Citation 22

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Law-invariant increasing preferences, Stochastic Dominance, Expected Utility, State-dependent preferences, Copulas

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Reconciling Credit Correlations

Journal of Risk Model Validation, Vol. 4, No. 2, Summer 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2012
Andrew Chernih, Luc Henrard and Steven Vanduffel
affiliation not provided to SSRN, BNP Paribas and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Solvency II, Basel II, KMV, MKMV, Asset Correlation, Credit Risk, Economic Capital, VaR

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A New Approach to Assessing Model Risk in High Dimensions

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
Carole Bernard and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Model Risk, VaR, TVaR, variance, tail dependence, tail correlation

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Basel Ii: Capital Requirements for Equity Investment Portfolios

Belgian Actuarial Bulletin, Vol. 5, pp. 37-45
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2013
Fabian Suarez, Jan Dhaene, Luc Henrard and Steven Vanduffel
BNP Paribas, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, BNP Paribas and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Capital allocation, Research, Requirements, Investment, Investment portfolio, Portfolio, Agreements, Regulation, Stability, International, Framework, Methods, Consumption, Models, Model

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On the Parameterization of the Creditrisk-Plus Model for Estimating Credit Portfolio Risk

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 42, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Mar 2009
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Catholic University of Louvain
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Basel II, KMV, Asset Correlations, Default Correlations

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A Critical Note on MCEV Calculations Used in the Life Insurance Industry

Belgian Actuarial Bulletin, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 54-59, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 May 2009 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2013
Fabian Suarez and Steven Vanduffel
BNP Paribas and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Embedded Value, MCEV, Fair Value, Cash Flow Projections, Business Valuation, Profits, Cash Flows

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Beyond Correlations: The Use and Abuse of Copulas in Economic Capital Calculations

Belgian Actuarial Bulletin, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Andrew Chernih, Mateusz Maj and Steven Vanduffel
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - Faculty of Economic, Social and Political Sciences and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Copula, Economic Capital, Basel II, Solvency II, Correlations, Value-at-Risk

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Citation 19

Value-at-Risk Bounds with Variance Constraints

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2015
Carole Bernard, Ludger Rüschendorf and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, University of Freiburg and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Value-at-Risk, Convex order, Comonotonicity, Model risk, Rearrangement algorithm

Value‐At‐Risk Bounds with Variance Constraints

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 84, Issue 3, pp. 923-959, 2017
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Aug 2017
Carole Bernard, Ludger Rüschendorf and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, University of Freiburg and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Improving the Design of Financial Products in a Multidimensional Black-Scholes Market

North American Actuarial Journal, Vol. 15, No.1, pp. 77-96
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2011
Carole Bernard, Mateusz Maj and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - Faculty of Economic, Social and Political Sciences and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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cost-efficiency, optimal design, Black-Scholes

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Bounds for Sums of Random Variables When the Marginals and the Variance of the Sum are Given

Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
Ka Chun Cheung and Steven Vanduffel
The University of Hong Kong and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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comonotonicity, copula, dependence, solvency, Basel II, Solvency II, Value-at-Risk, Tail Value-at-Risk

Measuring Portfolio Risk Under Partial Dependence Information

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2017
Carole Bernard, Michel Denuit and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Catholic University of Louvain and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Stochastic dominance, Moment space, s-convex order, Value-at-Risk

Measuring Portfolio Risk Under Partial Dependence Information

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 85, Issue 3, pp. 843-863, 2018
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Aug 2018
Carole Bernard, M. Denuit and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Stress-Testing the Impact of Group Dependence on Credit Portfolio Risk

STRESS-TESTING FOR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, Harald Scheule, Daniel Rösch, eds., Incisive Media, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Mar 2009
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, BNP Paribas and University of Barcelona - Department of Actuarial, Financial and Economic Mathematics
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Dependence, correlations, credit risk, contagion, group risk, Panjer's recursion

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Risk Measures and Comonotonicity: A Review

Stochastic Models, Vol. 22, pp. 573-606, 2006
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2009
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE), affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Econometrics (FEE) and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
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risk measures, coherency, CTE

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Optimal Portfolios Under Worst-Case Scenarios

Forthcoming in Quantitative Finance
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Nov 2013
Carole Bernard, Jit Seng Chen and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Independent and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Behavioral Portfolio Selection, State-dependent preferences, Risk Diversification, Cost-efficiency, Path-dependent Strategies, Growth Optimal Portfolio

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Note on 'Improved Frechet Bounds and Model-Free Pricing of Multi-Asset Options' by Tankov (2011)

Journal of Applied Probability, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 11 May 2012
Carole Bernard, Xiao Jiang and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, University of Waterloo and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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bounds, copulas, Frechet Hoeffding bounds, quasi-copula, optimal investment, state dependent constraints

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Risk Bounds for Factor Models

Finance and Stochastics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Grenoble Ecole de Management, University of Freiburg, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and University of Waterloo - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
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factor models, risk aggregation, dependence uncertainty, Value-at-Risk

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Aggregating Economic Capital

Belgian Actuarial Bulletin, Vol. 5, pp. 52-56, 2005
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 May 2009
Jan Dhaene, M. J. Goovaerts, Mark Lundin and Steven Vanduffel
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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economic capital, aggregation, Solvency II, Basel II, VaR

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A Note on the Suboptimality of Path-Dependent Pay-Offs in Levy Markets

Final version in Applied Mathematical Finance, Vol. 16, No. 4, pp 315-330
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2012
Steven Vanduffel, Andrew Chernih, Mateusz Maj and Wim Schoutens
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and KU Leuven - Department of Mathematics
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Financial Structured Product, CPPI, Asian Option, Optimal investment, Mean Variance, Markowitz, Lévy Process, Exponential tilting, CAPM, Esscher transform

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Thou Shalt Buy ‘Simple’ Structured Products Only

Journal of Financial Transformation, Vol. 28, pp 12-14
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2013
Steven Vanduffel
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Mean-Variance Optimal Portfolios in the Presence of a Benchmark with Applications to Fraud Detection

Forthcoming in European Journal of Operational Research
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2013
Carole Bernard and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Mean-variance, Fraud detection, Optimal portfolio, Correlation constraints

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Comonotonicity: From Risk Measurement to Risk Management

Number of pages: 172 Posted: 19 Mar 2009
Steven Vanduffel
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Risk measures, Coherency, Comonotonicity, Lognormal, Pension, Annuities

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Citation 6

Financial Bounds for Insurance Claims

Paris December 2011 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2012
Carole Bernard and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Cost-efficiency, Jensen’s inequality, Fréchet bounds, Indifference pricing

Financial Bounds for Insurance Claims

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 81, Issue 1, pp. 27-56, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Feb 2014
Carole Bernard and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Financial Bounds for Insurance Claims

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Forthcoming.
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2014
Carole Bernard and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

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An Explicit Option - Based Strategy that Outperforms Dollar Cost Averaging

International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2011
Steven Vanduffel, Ales Ahcan, Luc Henrard and Mateusz Maj
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), University of Ljubljana - Faculty of Economics, BNP Paribas and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - Faculty of Economic, Social and Political Sciences
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lévy process, minimal guarantee, Jensen's inequality, Brownian Bridge, hedging, Esscher transform

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Rearrangement Algorithm and Maximum Entropy

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2017
Carole Bernard, Oleg Bondarenko and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Finance and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Entropy, Block Rearrangement Algorithm, Inferring dependence, Maximum determinant

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Optimal Portfolios Under a Correlation Constraint

Forthcoming, Quantitative Finance
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 May 2016 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2017
Carole Bernard, Dries Cornilly and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Downloads 183 (162,632)
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Optimal portfolio selection, correlation constraint, Sharpe ratio, Mean-variance, Capital at Risk

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Comparing Approximations for Risk Measures of Sums of Non-Independent Lognormal Random Variables

North American Actuarial Journal, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 71-82, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Steven Vanduffel, Jan Dhaene and Tom Hoedemakers
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB)
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Lognormal, Sum of random variables, Reciprocal Gamma, Annuities, Value-at-Risk

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Optimal Approximations for Risk Measures of Sums of Lognormals Based on Conditional Expectations

Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 221, No. 1, pp. 202-218
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2009
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, affiliation not provided to SSRN, BNP Paribas and University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Econometrics (FEE)
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Lognormal, random sum, Asian options, conditional expectation, Lower bound, Annuities,

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Optimal Strategies Under Omega Ratio

Working paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2018
Carole Bernard, Steven Vanduffel and Jiang Ye
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Downloads 170 (173,695)
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Portfolio choice, Omega ratio, ill-posedness

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Some Results on the Cte Based Capital Allocation Rule

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 42, pp. 855-863, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2009
Jan Dhaene and Steven Vanduffel
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Capital allocation, CTE, risk measure, coherent allocation, elliptical

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A Note on Stein's Lemma for Multivariate Elliptical Distributions

Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
Zinoviy Landsman, Steven Vanduffel and Jing Yao
University of Haifa, Department of Statistics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Downloads 158 (184,934)
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Conditional distribution, Covariance, Regression

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Reduction of Value-at-Risk Bounds via Independence and Variance Information

Forthcoming in Scandinavian Actuarial Journal
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2015
University of Milan - Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods (DEMM), University of Freiburg, University of Freiburg and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Value-at-Risk, Dependence Uncertainty, Model Risk, Expected Shortfall

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Block Rearranging Elements within Matrix Columns to Minimize the Variability of the Row Sums

40R, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2017
Kris Boudt, Edgars Jakobsons and Steven Vanduffel
Ghent University, ETH Zürich - Department of Mathematics and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Assembly line scheduling, Rearrangements, Karmarkar-Karp difference algorithm

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How Robust Is the Value-at-Risk of Credit Risk Portfolios?

Forthcoming, European Journal of Finance
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2017
Grenoble Ecole de Management, University of Freiburg, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Rearrangement algorithm, Moment bounds, Value-at-Risk, Credit risk portfolio. Minimum variance

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The Variance Implied Conditional Correlation

The European Journal of Finance, forthcoming, 2019
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 20 May 2019
Andres Algaba, Kris Boudt and Steven Vanduffel
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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conditional correlation, cross hedging, Dynamic Conditional Correlation (DCC), GARCH, hedge ratio, regularization

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Analytic Bounds and Approximations for Annuities and Asian Options

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 42, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2009
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), BNP Paribas, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - School of Actuarial Studies and KU Leuven
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Asian option, closed- form, analytical, annuity, fast approximation, lognormal, maximal variance, conditional expectation

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Comonotonicity

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF QUANTITATIVE RISK ASSESSMENT AND ANALYSIS, Melnick, E., Everitt, B., eds., pp. 274-279, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 May 2009
Jan Dhaene, Steven Vanduffel and M. J. Goovaerts
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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comontonicity, dependence, copula, correlation, sums of random variables

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Can a Coherent Riskmeasure be Too Subadditive?

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 75, No. 2, pp. 365-386
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), KU Leuven - Faculty of Business and Economics (FEB) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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risk measure, coherency, solvency, value-at-risk, subadditive

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Consistent Assumptions for Modeling Credit Loss Correlations

Journal of Actuarial Practice, Vol. 13, pp. 173-182, 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 May 2009
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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default correlation, loss correlation, comonotonicity, credit risk, LGD, Solvency II, Basel II

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Bounds and Approximations for Sums of Dependent Log-Elliptical Random Variables

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 44, pp. 385-397
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2011
Emiliano A. Valdez, Jan Dhaene, Mateusz Maj and Steven Vanduffel
University of Connecticut - Department of Mathematics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) - Faculty of Economic, Social and Political Sciences and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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On the Construction of Optimal Payoffs

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2019
Ludger Rüschendorf and Steven Vanduffel
University of Freiburg and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Downloads 83 (294,813)
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Optimal portfolio selection, State-dependent preferences, Conditional distribution, Yaari’s dual theory of choice, Incompleteness

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Correlation Order, Merging and Diversification

Final version in Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 45, 325-332
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 May 2009 Last Revised: 12 May 2010
Jan Dhaene, Michel Denuit and Steven Vanduffel
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Catholic University of Louvain and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Downloads 81 (299,195)
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A Stein Type Lemma for the Multivariate Generalized Hyperbolic Distribution

Forthcoming, European Journal of Operational Research
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2017
Steven Vanduffel and Jing Yao
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Downloads 78 (305,935)
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utility function, Stein's lemma, mean-variance optimization, Multivariate Generalized Hyperbolic distribution (MGH)

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On the Computation of Wasserstein Barycenters

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 11 May 2019
Giovanni Puccetti, Ludger Rüschendorf and Steven Vanduffel
University of Milan - Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods (DEMM), University of Freiburg and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Wasserstein barycenter, swapping algorithm, optimal transportations, k-means clustering, image processing

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Impact of Flexible Periodic Premiums on Variable Annuity Guarantees

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Feb 2016
Carole Bernard, Zhenyu Cui and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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variable annuity, flexible premium, GMAB, GMDB, Asian options, conditioning

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Comonotonic Approximations for Optimal Portfolio Selection Problems

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 253-301, 2005
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 May 2009
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Econometrics (FEE) and Ghent University-Universiteit Gent - Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
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Optimal Portfolio selection, Comonotonicity, asset allocation, Merton, constant mix

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The Minimum Regularized Covariance Determinant Estimator

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2018
Kris Boudt, Peter Rousseeuw, Steven Vanduffel and Tim Verdonck
Ghent University, KU Leuven - Department of Mathematics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and KU Leuven
Downloads 72 (320,306)
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Breakdown value, High-dimensional data, Regularization, Robust covariance estimation

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Bounds for Some General Sums of Random Variables

Statistics & Probability Letters, Vol. 81, No. 3, pp. 382-391, March 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Jun 2011
Steven Vanduffel and Zinoviy Landsman
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and University of Haifa, Department of Statistics
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Bounds, Dependence, Exponential Dispersion Family

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The Hurdle-Race Problem.

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 405-413, 2003
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Steven Vanduffel, Jan Dhaene, Marc Goovaerts and Rob Kaas
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Econometrics (FEE)
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Rationalizing Investors Choice

Journal of Mathematical Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 01 May 2015
Carole Bernard, Jit Seng Chen and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Independent and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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First-order stochastic dominance, Expected Utility, Utility Estimation, Risk Aversion, Law-invariant Preferences, Decreasing Absolute Risk Aversion, Arrow-Pratt risk aversion measure

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Optimal Portfolio Choice with Benchmarks

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2017
Carole Bernard, Rob De Staelen and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Ghent University-Universiteit Gent and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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optimal portfolio, algorithm, law-invariant, distortion, utility, GOP, cost-efficiency, state-dependent preferences, discrete optimization

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On the Evaluation of Saving-Consumption Plans

Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 17-30, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Mar 2009
Steven Vanduffel, Jan Dhaene and M. J. Goovaerts
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Dependence Uncertainty Bounds for the Expectile of a Portfolio

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2015
Edgars Jakobsons and Steven Vanduffel
ETH Zürich - Department of Mathematics and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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convex order, elicitability, coherence, dependence

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Upper Bounds for Strictly Concave Distortion Risk Measures on Moment Spaces

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2018
Dries Cornilly, Ludger Rüschendorf and Steven Vanduffel
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), University of Freiburg and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Value-at-Risk (VaR), Coherent risk measure, Model uncertainty, Distortion function

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Discussion on 'Weighted Pricing Functionals With Applications to Insurance: An Overview'

North American Actuarial Journal, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 278-279
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2011
Steven Vanduffel
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Stein's lemma, bounds, lognormal, pricing

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Impact of Preferences on Optimal Insurance in the Presence of Multiple Policyholders

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Nov 2018
Carole Bernard, Fangda Liu and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) - China Institute for Actuarial Science and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Multiple policyholders, systematic risk, coinsurance, indifference price, insurance supply, public policy

57.

Optimal Portfolio Under State-Dependent Expected Utility

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Mar 2018
Carole Bernard, Steven Vanduffel and Jiang Ye
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Optimal Portfolio Choice, State-Dependent Utility, Cost-Efficiency, Portfolio Theory, Expected Utility Theory, Loss Aversion, Prospect Theory

58.

Closed-Form Approximations for Spread Options in Lévy Markets

Forthcoming in Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2018
Jente van Belle, Steven Vanduffel and Jing Yao
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Stochastic Clock, Lévy Markets, Conditional Expectation, Gaussian Quadrature, Margrabe’s Formula

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Using Model-Independent Lower Bounds to Improve Pricing of Asian Style Options in Levy Markets

Astin Bulletin, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Griselda Deelstra, Grégory Rayée, Steven Vanduffel and Jing Yao
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Asian style options, conditional expectation, control variates, stochastic clock

60.

A Provisioning Problem with Stochastic Payments

Final version in European Journal of Operational Research
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2012
Bernardo Pagnoncelli and Steven Vanduffel
University of Adolfo Ibanez - School of Business and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Risk management, Solvency, Comonotonicity, Sample Average Approximation

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Some Stein-Type Inequalities for Multivariate Elliptical Distributions and Applications

Statistics and Probability Letters, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Nov 2014
Zinoviy Landsman, Steven Vanduffel and Jing Yao
University of Haifa, Department of Statistics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Stein’s lemma, Stein-type inequality, multivariate elliptical distribution, inadmissibility, Chernoff-type inequality

62.

Equivalent Distortion Risk Measures on Moment Spaces

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Dries Cornilly and Steven Vanduffel
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Coherent risk measure, Expected Shortfall (ES), Value-at-Risk (VaR), model uncertainty

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Risk Bounds for Partially Specified Unimodal Distributions

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jun 2019
Carole Bernard, Rodrigue Kazzi and Steven Vanduffel
Grenoble Ecole de Management, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Model risk, Value-at-Risk, Tail Value-at-Risk, Range Value-at-Risk, Convex ordering, Unimodal distributions, Risk bounds