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Stochastic comparisons of capital allocations with applications

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  • Xu, Maochao
  • Hu, Taizhong
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    This paper studies capital allocation problems using a general loss function. Stochastic comparisons are conducted for general loss functions in several scenarios: independent and identically distributed risks; independent but non-identically distributed risks; comonotonic risks. Applications in optimal capital allocations and policy limits allocations are discussed as well.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Insurance: Mathematics and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 50 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 293-298

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:insuma:v:50:y:2012:i:3:p:293-298

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    Keywords: Capital allocation; Increasing and convex order; Likelihood ratio order; Log-concave; Majorization; Stochastic orders;

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    1. Xu, Maochao & Mao, Tiantian, 2013. "Optimal capital allocation based on the Tail Mean–Variance model," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 53(3), pages 533-543.

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