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The Devil is in the Tails: Actuarial Mathematics and the Subprime Mortgage Crisis


  • Donnelly, Catherine
  • Embrechts, Paul


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  • Donnelly, Catherine & Embrechts, Paul, 2010. "The Devil is in the Tails: Actuarial Mathematics and the Subprime Mortgage Crisis," ASTIN Bulletin: The Journal of the International Actuarial Association, Cambridge University Press, vol. 40(01), pages 1-33, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:cup:astinb:v:40:y:2010:i:01:p:1-33_00

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