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Asymptotic results for renewal risk models with risky investments

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  • Albrecher, Hansjoerg
  • Constantinescu, Corina
  • Thomann, Enrique
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    We consider a renewal jump–diffusion process, more specifically a renewal insurance risk model with investments in a stock whose price is modeled by a geometric Brownian motion. Using Laplace transforms and regular variation theory, we introduce a transparent and unifying analytic method for investigating the asymptotic behavior of ruin probabilities and related quantities, in models with light- or heavy-tailed jumps, whenever the distribution of the time between jumps has rational Laplace transform.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Stochastic Processes and their Applications.

    Volume (Year): 122 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 11 ()
    Pages: 3767-3789

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    Keywords: Renewal jump–diffusion process; Ruin probability; Sparre Andersen risk model; Investment; Rational Laplace transform; Regular variation;

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