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MATH415 - Mathematical Finance I

Review of probability tools for discrete financial analysis; Conditional probabilities/expectations. Filtrations, adapted and predictable processes. Martingales, submartingales and supermartingales in discrete-time. Doob decomposition for supermartingales. Predictable representation. Discrete- time financial modes: Arbitrage, complete and incomplete markets. Self-financing property, value and gain processes. Valuation of contingent claims. Binomial model: Model specifications, Perfect hedging. Utility functions and consumption/ investment problems. European and American options in discrete time. Futures and forward contracts in discrete time. Transition to the continuous-time framework. Corequisite: STAT 471 or consent of the Department.

Fall Term 2017

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Fall Term 2017 - LEC A1 (70224)

MWF 10:00:00 - 10:50:00 (CAB 457)
Instructor: tchoulli@ualberta.ca - Profile
Fall Term 2016

Lecture Sections

Fall Term 2016 - LEC B1 (66611)

MWF 09:00:00 - 09:50:00 (CAB 457)
Instructor: tchoulli@ualberta.ca - Profile
Fall Term 2015

Lecture Sections

Fall Term 2015 - LEC A1 (66319)

MWF 10:00:00 - 10:50:00 (CAB 373)
Instructor: melnikov@ualberta.ca - Profile