Early childhood development centres have opened in Hong Kong to provide alternative learning opportunities. Demand is rising for more informal educational spaces that can help children build skills not taught in the classroom.
Time series analysis: linear and nonlinear time series, time series with conditional heteroscedasticity; financial time series; cointegration and unit root testing; chaos in a random environment; data mining; financial econometrics and statistics; social statistics; multivariate analysis; robust methods; outliers and influential observations; distribution theory; asymptotic techniques; resampling methods; bootstrap methods; Monte Carlo methods; parametric, semiparametric and non-parametric modeling; sampling techniques; survival analysis; clinical trials, biomedical studies; statistical genetics; DNA fingerprinting; forensic statistics; ranking methods; Bayesian analysis; inverse Bayes methodology; linear models, generalized linear models and generalized linear mixed models; stochastic processes.
Actuarial applications of financial economic theory; actuarial mathematics; analysis of correlated aggregate claims in insurance business; asset allocation; analysis of heavy-tailed claims; credibility theory; credit risk; graduation methods for mortality data; insurance risk models; stochastic interest rate models; option pricing theory; retirement income arrangement; risk management; risk measure; risk theory; stochastic investment models; ruin probability; ruin theory; value at risk; valuation and risk management of equity-linked insurance products; comonotonicity, stochastic order and applications in insurance and finance.
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