AEM 6061

AEM 6061

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Risk Simulation and Monte Carlo Methods deals with the concepts of randomness and risk in financial management, project analysis, capital budgeting, stock valuations, derivatives, and investment portfolios. The focus of the course is on applying realistic probability models through Monte Carlo simulation and optimization to a wide variety of relevant problems in investment, agriculture and other applications. In a addition to lectures, weekly seminars will This seminar will explore the development of Monte Carlo simulation from a historical point of view, examine in greater detail stochastic processes, and understand the basic structure of Ito processes and the stochastic calculus and how to employ these techniques in Monte Carlo simulations.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: registered graduate students from any field.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: students should have a basic understanding of agricultural, corporate, or managerial finance.

Comments Co-meets with AEM 4060.

Outcomes
  • Explain the development of Monte Carlo simulation from a historical point of view.
  • Use simulation in experimental mathematics.
  • Use the basic structure of Ito processes and the stochastic calculus to employ these techniques in Monte Carlo simulations.
  • Apply Monte Carlo techniques to problems of cash flow management, pro-forma financial projections, stock valuation, NPV project valuation, financial options, and real options to problems in financial economics and agriculture.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AEM 4060

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15956AEM 6061  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: A basic understanding of agricultural, corporate, or managerial finance.