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Olivier LeCourtois

Professor Olivier LeCourtois of EM Lyon Business School in Lyon, France, will give a guest lecture on credibility theory at 5 p.m. Tuesday, February 23, in Stevenson Hall, room 101, at Illinois State University.

Sponsored by Illinois State University’s Actuarial Program, the talk will explore research topics implied by the material on the professional actuarial exams. This event is open to the public.

A professor of finance and insurance at EM Lyon Business School, Courtois is also the director of the Center for Financial Risk Analysis. His research has been published widely in leading financial and insurance journals, including Mathematical Finance, Journal of Mathematical Economics, North American Actuarial Journal, Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, Insurance: Mathematics and EconomicsJournal of Banking and Finance, and Quantitative Finance. In 2014, Courtois co-authored a research monograph, “Extreme Financial Risks and Asset Allocation” in Series in Quantitative Finance, Volume 5, by Imperial College Press.

For information or for special accommodations for the event, contact Susan Mitchell of the Department of Mathematics at (309) 438-7797.