Ruilin Tian

North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems

Associate Professor of Finance

Fargo, ND

United States

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“  Pension De-Risking Strategies: An Empirical Analysis  ”

Scholarly Papers (16)

Managing Capital Market and Longevity Risks in a Defined Benefit Pension Plan

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 80, Issue 3, pp. 585-619, 2013
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2013
Samuel H. Cox, Yijia Lin, Ruilin Tian and Jifeng Yu
University of Manitoba - Asper School of Business, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Finance, North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems and University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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defined benefit pension plan, funding, asset allocation, contribution, longevity risk hedging

Managing Capital Market and Longevity Risks in a Defined Benefit Pension Plan

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 80, Issue 3, pp. 585-620, 2013
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Aug 2013
Samuel H. Cox, Yijia Lin, Ruilin Tian and Jifeng Yu
University of Manitoba - Asper School of Business, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Finance, North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems and University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Bounds for Probabilities of Extreme Events Defined by Two Random Variables

Variance, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 47-65, 2010
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2011
University of Manitoba - Asper School of Business, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Finance, North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
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Semiparametric bounds, joint tail probabilities, value at risk, moments, sum of square programming

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Pension Risk Management in the Enterprise Risk Management Framework

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Volume 84, pp. 345–365, 2017.
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2018
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Finance, National Chengchi University, North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems and University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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defined benefit pension plan, enterprise risk management, conditional value-at-risk, pension de-risking

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Portfolio Risk Management with CVaR-Like Constraints

North American Actuarial Journal, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 86-106, 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2012
University of Manitoba - Asper School of Business, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Finance, North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
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Portfolio Management, CVaR

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Predictive Power of Markovian Models: Evidence from U.S. Recession Forecasting

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Apr 2018
Ruilin Tian and Gang Shen
North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems and North Dakota State University - Department of Statistics
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Forecast Recession, Hidden Markov Model, Markov Model, Probit Model, Recession Indicator, GDI.

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Mortality Portfolio Risk Management

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 80, Issue 4, pp. 853-890, 2013
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2015
University of Manitoba - Asper School of Business, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Finance, North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
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mortality risk, portfolio theory, conditional value-at-risk, moments method, downside risk

Mortality Portfolio Risk Management

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 80, Issue 4, pp. 853-890, 2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 18 Dec 2013
University of Manitoba - Asper School of Business, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Finance, North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
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De-Risking Defined Benefit Plans

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 63, pp. 52-65, 2015
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2016
Yijia Lin, Richard D. MacMinn and Ruilin Tian
University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Finance, National Chengchi University and North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems
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defined benefit pension plan, longevity hedge, buy-in, buy-out

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Bounds on Tail Probabilities and Value at Risk Given Moment Information

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
Ruilin Tian, Samuel H. Cox and Luis Zuluaga
North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems, University of Manitoba - Asper School of Business and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
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Moment problem, Semidefinite programming, VaR, Maximum entropy

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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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Downside Risk Control and Optimal Investment Turnover Around Financial Crises

International Journal of Portfolio Analysis and Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Apr 2018
Ruilin Tian, Fariz Huseynov and Wei Zhang
North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems, North Dakota State University - College of Business and North Dakota State University
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Financial crisis, Global diversification, Downside risk management, CVaR, Turnover

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Moment Problem and Its Application to Tail Risk Assessment

North American Actuarial Journal, Volume 21, Issue 2, pp. 242-266, 2017.
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Apr 2018
Ruilin Tian, Samuel H. Cox and Luis Zuluaga
North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems, University of Manitoba - Asper School of Business and University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
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Moment Problem, Semiparametric Bounds, Semidefinite Programming (SDP), Value at Risk (VaR)

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Revisit Zero Inflation Policy: Feasible or Mirage?

Journal of Macroeconomic Dynamics Research, Volume 1, pp. 7-17, 2013.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2018
Ruilin Tian
North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems
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Zero Inflation, Unemployment Rate, Sacrifice Ratio, Monetary Policy

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Comparison of Psychosocial Factors Affecting the Demands for Pension Plans Between American and Chinese Residents

International Journal of Education and Social Science, Vol. 4 No. 10, 2017
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Ruiqi Tian and Ruilin Tian
Southwest Jiaotong University - Psychological Research and Counseling Center and North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems
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Psychosocial factor, Phenomenological method, In-depth interview, Pension demand, Pension reform

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Pension Risk Management in the Enterprise Risk Management Framework

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 84, Issue S1, pp. 345-365, 2017
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Apr 2017
University of Nebraska at Lincoln, National Chengchi University, North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems and University of Nebraska at Lincoln
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The Securitization of Longevity Risk and Its Implications for Retirement Security

Published in Maurer, R., O. Mitchell, and P. Hammond (Eds.) (2014). Recreating Sustainable Retirement: Resilience, Solvency, and Tail Risk. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press., Pension Research Council Working Paper No. 2013-22
Posted: 19 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2020
National Chengchi University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, National Chengchi University - Department of Risk Management and Insurance, University of Nebraska at Lincoln - Department of Finance and North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems

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Longevity Risk, Retirement, Securitization, Buy-Out, Longevity Swap

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Global Diversification and Downside Risk Control Through Stock, Bond, and CDS Indices

Posted: 19 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2018
Fariz Huseynov, Ruilin Tian and Wei Zhang
North Dakota State University - College of Business, North Dakota State University - Department of Accounting, Finance, and Information Systems and North Dakota State University

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Global diversification, Portfolio optimization, Investment opportunity set, Asset classes, CVaR