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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.
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: graduate students from any field.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: students should have a basic understanding of agricultural, corporate, or managerial finance.
- 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.
Regular Academic Session. Combined with: AEM 4060
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- MW Malott Hall 251
- Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
Instruction Mode: In Person
Prerequisites: A basic understanding of agricultural, corporate, or managerial finance. Must have working knowledge of Excel. A laptop computer is required. NOTE: This course uses Microsoft PC software. Apple users should be able to run Microsoft Excel in a Windows environment.
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