Financial Mathematics continues to grow in importance, and this book is an excellent tool to equip students with the knowledge needed to operate in a world of growing financial complexity. Mathematics of Finance is designed to provide students with a generic approach to appreciate the importance of understanding financial mathematics with respect to a wide range of financial transactions, including annuities, home mortgages and personal loans, bonds, and the assessment of future investment projects. It provides students with an understanding of the calculations that underlie most financial transaction.
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Professor Petr Zima is an adjunct faculty in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo and teaches courses in mathematics of investment and finance. Professor Zima received his RNDr degree from Charles University in Prague in 1963 and Dipl Ing degree from the Prague School of Economics in 1968. Since 1968 he served on the faculties of Conestoga College in Kitchener, Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, and University of Waterloo. He is an author and co-author of several textbooks in business mathematics, mathematics of finance, and operations research, published in Canada, U.S.A., Australia, Brazil, Singapore, Hungary, Thailand, and Italy.
Rob Brown graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1971 with a BMath degree. He added a MA in Gerontology in 1994 (Waterloo) and a PhD (Gerontology) from Simon Fraser University in 1997. Rob is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, and an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society. Professor Brown was President of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries in 1990/91 and served on the Board of Governors of the Society of Actuaries from 1992 to 1996. From 1997-99, he was SoA Vice-President and in 1999, Rob was elected President-elect of the Society of Actuaries (his term as SoA President will run from October 2000 to October 2001). Rob Brown is presently Professor of Actuarial Science and Director of the Institute of Insurance and Pension Research at the University of Waterloo.
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Descripción Mcgraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd, 2007. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110070951616
Descripción Mcgraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd, 2007. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0070951616