Wenjun Zhu

Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University

Assistant Professor

50 Nanyang Avenue

Singapore, 639798

Singapore

http://sites.google.com/view/wenjun-zhu

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  My current research interest include systemic risks in finance and insurance, commodity futures market, actuarial ratemaking in agricultural insurance, high dimensional modeling with copulas, and longevity risk management.  ”

Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

A Credibility-Based Yield Forecasting Model for Crop Reinsurance Pricing and Weather Risk Management

Agricultural Finance Review, 79(1), 2-26.
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2020
Wenjun Zhu, Lysa Porth and Ken Seng Tan
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research and University of Waterloo
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yield forecasting, model selection, principal component analysis, cross validation, credibility theory

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Spatial Dependence & Aggregation in Weather Risk Hedging: A Lévy Subordinated Hierarchical Archimedean Copulas (LSHAC) Approach

Astin Bulletin, 48 (2), 779-815.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2019
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Waterloo, University of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research and National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology
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Systemic weather risk, Hedging strategies, Hierarchical Archimedean copulas, Lévy subordinators

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Remote Sensing Applications for Insurance: A Predictive Model for Pasture Yield in the Presence of Systemic Weather

North American Actuarial Journal, 24(2), 333-354.
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2020
University of Manitoba - Department of Biosystems Engineering, University of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Manitoba - Department of Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics, University of Waterloo and University of Prince Edward Island
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Crop Yield Prediction; Forage Insurance; Remote Sensing; Index-Based Insurance; Principal Component Analysis; Predictive Analytics

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Structure and Estimation of Lévy Subordinated Hierarchical Archimedean Copulas (LSHAC): Theory and Empirical Tests

Journal of Banking and Finance, 69 (2016): 20-36.
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2020
Wenjun Zhu, Chou‐Wen Wang and Ken Seng Tan
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology and University of Waterloo
Downloads 118 (287,119)
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High dimensional modeling, Hierarchical Archimedean copulas, Lévy subordinators, Downside risk

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On a Class of Premium Calculation Principles Based on the Multivariate Weighted Distribution

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 22 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2018
Wenjun Zhu, Ken Seng Tan and Lysa Porth
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Waterloo and University of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research
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Premium Principle, Weighted Distribution, Weighted Transform, Stochastic Dominance, Insurance Pricing, Economic Premium

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A Relational Data Matching Model for Enhancing Individual Loss Experience: An Example from Crop Insurance

North American Actuarial Journal, 23(4), 551-572.
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 May 2016 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Lysa Porth, Ken Seng Tan and Wenjun Zhu
University of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, University of Waterloo and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
Downloads 111 (299,590)
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Relational Model, Aggregation Bias, Shortness of Data, Euclidean Distance, Crop Insurance, Yield Forecasting, Ratemaking

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Modeling Multi-Country Longevity Risk with Mortality Dependence: A Lévy Subordinated Hierarchical Archimedean Copulas (LSHAC) Approach

Journal of Risk and Insurance, 84, 477-493.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2020
Wenjun Zhu, Ken Seng Tan and Chou‐Wen Wang
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Waterloo and National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology
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Geographical Mortality Dependence; Longevity Securitization; Hierarchical Archimedean copulas; Lévy subordinators

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Agricultural Insurance Ratemaking: Development of a New Premium Principle

North American Actuarial Journal, 23(4), 512-534.
Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2020
Wenjun Zhu, Ken Seng Tan and Lysa Porth
Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, University of Waterloo and University of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research
Downloads 103 (315,366)
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Agricultural insurance, Loss reweighting, Ratemaking, Premium principles, Weighted distribution, Weighed premium

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Improved Index Insurance Design and Yield Estimation Using a Dynamic Factor Forecasting Approach

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 96, 208-221
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2021
Hong Li, Lysa Porth, Ken Seng Tan and Wenjun Zhu
Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, University of Manitoba, University of Manitoba - Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, University of Waterloo and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
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Crop Yield Forecasting; Factor Model; Index-Based Insurance

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Managing Weather Risk with a Neural Network-Based Index Insurance

Nanyang Business School Research Paper No. 20-28, HKUST Business School Research Paper No. 2020-002 (also appears in Recent Research on how Businesses Impact the Society eJournal)
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 24 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2021
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance, Dept. Maths & Statis, Concordia University, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
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weather risk; index insurance; basis risk; neural networks; machine learning

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Duration-Hedging Trades, Return Momentum and Reversal

Nanyang Business School Research Paper No. 20-27
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2021
Zhanhui Chen, Pingyi Lou and Wenjun Zhu
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance, Fudan University - School of Economics and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
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momentum; stock duration; longevity risk; pensions; life insurers

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Gompertz Law Revisited: Forecasting Mortality with a Multi-factor Exponential Model

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2021
Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, University of Manitoba, University of Waterloo, Stanford University and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
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Old Age Mortality Forecasting, Gompertz Law, Factor Model

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Dynamic Bayesian Ratemaking: A Markov Chain Approximation Approach

North American Actuarial Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2020
Hong Li, Yang Lu and Wenjun Zhu
Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, University of Manitoba, Dept. Maths & Statis, Concordia University and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
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Markov Chain Discretization, Bayesian Premium, Dynamic Random Effect, Risk Heterogeneity

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Neighbouring Prediction for Mortality

ASTIN Bulletin, the Journal of the IAA, forthcoming., Nanyang Business School Research Paper No. 20-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 May 2020 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2021
National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
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artificial intelligence, convolutional neural network, longevity risk, multi-population mortality modelling

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Epidemic Financing Facilities: Pandemic Bonds and Endemic Swaps

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Jun 2021
University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Waterloo, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
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Securitization, Pandemic bond, Endemic swap, Coronavirus, Dengue

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Total Downloads: 32
1.

Optimal Risk Pooling for Area-Yield Insurance Design: A Machine-Learning Approach

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Dec 2019
Yanbin Xu, Guangming Pan and Wenjun Zhu
Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University
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Area-Yield Insurance, weather risk, machine learning, risk pooling, K-means, Gaussian Mixture Model