Archived News

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Graduate Statistician Qualification with the Statistical Society of Australia

RSFAS has obtained accreditation for the GStat qualification with the Statistical Society of Australia for two undergraduate programs, the Bachelor of Statistics and the Statistics Major in the Bachelor of Science

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Kioloa Conference: From Random Walks to Lévy Processes

Recently, RSFAS co-sponsored a conference at the ANU Kioloa Campus. The aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity to hear and meet prominent researchers currently working on random walks and Lévy processes.

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2013 Summer Research Camp

RSFAS hosted its annual research camp in December 2013 at the Murramarang Resort. The camp involved the presentation of leading research in Actuarial Studies, Finance and Statistics in an informal workshop environment.

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Trevor Swan Distinguished Lecture

RSFAS and RSE are jointly hosting the 2014 Trevor Swan Distinguished Lecture. The lecture "Neoclassical Growth Theory: From Swan to now" will be presented by Nobel Laureate Professor Edward C Prescott.

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Robust Statistics and Extremes Conference

This conference was jointly sponsored by Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics and the Mathematical Sciences Institute at the ANU.

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Professor Takeshi Yamada

RSFAS is proud to welcome Professor Takeshi Yamada to the school.

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Associate Professor Xianming Zhou

RSFAS is proud to welcome Associate Professor Xianming Zhou to the school.

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The NDIS and ANU

The NDIS is anticipated to provide support to over 400,000 Australians with disability. A forum on the costs and financing of the NDIS is being held jointly by Macquarie University, University of Sydney, and ANU.

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RSFAS Actuaries awarded Actuaries Institute HM Jackson Prize

Aaron Bruhn and Bridget Browne, of RSFAS, and Alex Huynh, of Strategy&, have been awarded the 2014 H M Jackson Prize by the Actuaries Institute for their Catastrophic Mortality Bonds research.

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Congratulations to A/Professor Kathy Walsh

Kathy Walsh is part of a team that was awarded an ARC Discovery grant titled “The Importance of Being Politically Connected". The grant will investigate how connected executives can enhance firm value in China.

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Income Contingent Loans

A new book titled ‘Income Contingent Loans: Theory, Practice and Prospects’ was recently launched at the International Economics Association World Congress. Tim Higgins, Senior Lecturer in Actuarial Studies, is co-editor

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H12
10 Best Jobs for 2015

Fortune magazine lists PhD in Statistics, Master of Biostatistics and Master of Statistics amongst the top 10 best graduate degrees. The rankings are based on long-term job growth, median salaries and job satisfaction.

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H13
The Effects of Inequality of Information in Capital Markets

Dr Dean Katselas is interested in the effects of inequality of information in capital markets – how those with access to better information have a potentially unfair advantage over their less knowledgeable counterparts.

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An Insight into Income Contingent Loans

Back in 2011 Dr Tim Higgins gave Margin readers an insight into Income Contingent Loans (ICLs) and how dynamic statistical models could support their wider use by more realistically predicting income fluctuations.

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Top 10 Graduate Degrees

Fortune magazine lists PhD in Statistics (number 1), Master of Biostatistics (number 2) and Master of Statistics (number 9) amongst the top 10 best graduate degrees.

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H16
Islamic Finance Lecture

Islamic Finance: Religious identity, petrodollars, and legal arbitrage - an Islamic finance lecture

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David Nolan (Goldman Sachs) Lecture

David Nolan from Goldman Sachs will present a seminar in the Allan Barton Forum at 1:30pm on Tuesday 29 September

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2015 FIRN Meeting

RSFAS hosted the 2015 FIRN Banking and Financial Stability Meeting

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Media can restrict insider trading

New RSFAS research on reducing corporate insider share trading

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New Undergraduate Degree

School to introduce elite Finance, Economics, Statistics degree in 2016

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Chong It Tan joins RSFAS

Dr Chong It Tan joined the Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics as a lecturer in June 2015.

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H22
Offshore RMB Centres

Renminbi Internationalisation and the Evolution of Offshore RMB Centres: Opportunities for Sydney

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Associate Professor Meijun Qian joins RSFAS

Associate Professor Meijun Qian joined the Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics, in July 2015 and teaches Corporate Valuation and Asian Capital Markets.

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Statistician Uncovers New Method for Analysing Geochemical Data

Dr Janice Scealy, a lecturer with the ANU Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics has co-authored a paper that has been published in the Journal of the American Statistical Association.

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2014 Summer Research Camp

RSFAS hosted its annual research camp in December 2014 at the Murramarang Resort. The camp involved the presentation of leading research in Actuarial Studies, Finance and Statistics in an informal workshop environment.

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Actuarial MOOC

The Australian National University has been teaching actuarial studies for almost thirty years and is now applying that expertise to providing the first online introduction to actuarial science course.

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New Research

New research to help determine an offender's risk of reoffending

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H28
Grant for Chong It Tan

IFoA and LLMA grant success for Dr Chong It Tan

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H29
CFA Scholarships

CFAI and ANU partnership program scholarships open for application

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H30
2016 Student Case Study Challenge

RSFAS students semi-finalists is SOA case study

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H31
CFA Research Challenge

ANU team reaches the CFA Institute Research Challenge final in Sydney

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H32
ANU collaborates to help Australian farmers

Researchers from the ANU Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics (RSFAS) will play an important role in a five-year project aiming to improve the management of Australian farmlands.

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Student Managed Fund Opening

In Semester 2, 2017, a new "Student Managed Fund" course is being offered at the Undergraduate level.

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