MS&E246 - Financial Risk Analytics

Practical introduction to financial risk analytics. The focus is on data-driven modeling, computation, and statistical estimation of credit and market risks. Case studies based on real data will be emphasized throughout the course. Topics include mortgage risk, asset-backed securities, commercial lending, consumer delinquencies, online lending, derivatives risk. Tools from machine learning and statistics will be developed. Data sources will be discussed. The course is intended to enable students to design and implement risk analytics tools in practice. Prerequisites: MS&E 245A or similar, some background in probability and statistics, working knowledge of R, Matlab, or similar computational/statistical package.
Career
Graduate
Grading Basis
RLT - Letter (ABCD/NP)
Min
3
Max
3
Course Repeatable for Degree Credit?
No

Course Component
Lecture
Enrollment Optional?
No