An Application of Chance Constrained Programming to Portfolio Selection in a Casualty Insurance Firm
AbstractThe problem of portfolio selection is discussed with special emphasis on the casualty insurance firm. A single period optimisation model is developed in which expected return is maximized subject to a chance constraint requiring return to be greater than some lower bound with a stipulated probability. It is demonstrated that this approach provides an operational means of selecting a Baumol efficient portfolio. Additional chance constraints are used to maintain the firm's liquidity. The evaluation of optimal portfolios is discussed and the evaluators for the portfolio model are developed. Finally, an example is provided.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by INFORMS in its journal Management Science.
Volume (Year): 15 (1969)
Issue (Month): 10 (June)
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Li, Susan X. & Huang, Zhimin, 1996. "Determination of the portfolio selection for a property-liability insurance company," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 88(2), pages 257-268, January.
- Dillon, John L., 1971. "An Expository Review of Bernoullian Decision Theory in Agriculture: Is Utility Futility?," Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, vol. 39(01), March.
- Li, S. X., 1995. "An insurance and investment portfolio model using chance constrained programming," Omega, Elsevier, vol. 23(5), pages 577-585, October.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Mirko Janc).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.