Courses Bachelor Display 2020-2021

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Course title Actuarial Modelling
Course code EBC2124
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
5 12-4-2021 28-5-2021 X X
Level Advanced
Coordinator Andre Berger
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Language of instruction English
The students learn how to extend their existing theoretical and methodological knowledge by working on a small scale research case/project related to actuarial sciences that will form the basis of the bachelor thesis.

In order to write your bachelor thesis in Econometrics & OR, you have to register for this course (EBC2124) or for
EBC2151 in period 5, and for the skills course EBS2044 in period 6.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) USED IN THIS COURSE IS WITH RESERVATION. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE IS BASED ON THE COURSE SETUP PRIOR TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE CRISIS, COURSE COORDINATORS MAY BE FORCED TO CHANGE THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHODS USED. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING/ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COURSE SYLLABUS. Various problems from actuarial sciences such as multiple life insurance, multiple decrement models, crude hazard rate, identifiability issues related to competing risk models, Lexis diagram, population models etc. are proposed to the students that will work on a small scale research project (literature overview, empirical or theoretical analysis, model building and solving, ...) under the supervision of a staff member.
Research articles.
First two years of the Econometrics and OR bachelor program, in particular Mathematics, Probability Theory, and Mathematical Statistics. Actuarial courses form block 4 and 5 of year 3 are helpful, but not required.
Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Presentation / Assignment
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) Final Paper / Participation
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research Thesis
Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research Year 3 Elective Course(s)