Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2010-present
Fields-Ontario Postdoctoral Fellow, Fields Institute and Department of Mathematics and Statistics at York University, 2009-2010
Ph.D. in Operations Research, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University, 2009
Risk Management, Financial Engineering, and Applied Probability
Academic Publications (Google Scholar Citation)
Kou, S. G., Peng, X., Zhong, H., 2016. Asset Pricing with Spatial Interaction, Management Science, forthcoming.
Kou, S. G., Peng, X., 2016. On the Measurement of Economic Tail Risk. Operations Research 64(5), 1056-1072.
Kou, S. G., Peng, X., Heyde, C. C., 2013. External Risk Measures and Basel Accords. Mathematics of Operations Research 38 (3), 393-417. The preliminary versions of the paper were entitled "What is a good risk measure: Bridging the gaps between data, coherent risk measures, and insurance risk measures" and "What is a good external risk measure: Bridging the gaps between robustness, subadditivity, and insurance risk measures."
Kuznetsov, A., Peng, X., 2012. On the Wiener-Hopf Factorization for Levy Processes with Bounded Positive Jumps. Stochastic Processes and their Applications 122, 2610-2638.
Kou, S. G., Peng, X., 2014. Expected Shortfall or Median Shortfall. Journal of Financial Engineering 1 (1).
Kou, S. G., Peng, X., Heyde, C. C., 2010. Rubst External Risk Measures. Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, edited by James J. Cochran. John Wiley & Sons.
Peng, X., Kou, S. G., 2008. Connecting the Top-down to the Bottom-up: Pricing CDO under a Conditional Survival (CS) Model. Proceedings of the 2008 Winter Simulation Conference, 578-586. IEEE Press.
He, X. D. and Peng, X., 2016. Surplus-Invariant, Law-Invariant, and Positively Homogeneous Acceptance Sets Must be Induced by Value-at-Risk. Submitted.
Kou, S. G., Peng, X., Xu, X., 2016. EM Algorithm and Stochastic Control in Economics. Submitted.
Academic Publication for Financial Regulation Policy Making
Kou, S. G., Peng, X., 2012. Comments on the Consultative Document "Fundamental Review of the Trading Book" Released by Bank for International Settlement on May 3rd, 2012. Published at the web site of Bank for International Settlement: http://www.bis.org/publ/bcbs219/cacomments.htm.
Kou, S. G., Peng, X., 2014. Comments on the Consultative Document "Fundamental Review of the Trading Book: A Revised Market Risk Framework" Released by Bank for International Settlement in October, 2013. Published at the web site of Bank for International Settlement: http://www.bis.org/publ/bcbs265/comments.htm.
First Place, INFORMS Finance Section Best Student Paper Research Award, 2008
RMBI 4210 Quantitative Methods for Risk Management
RMBI 4220/MATH 4513 Life Contingencies Models and Insurance Risk
RMBI 4980 Risk Management & Business Intelligence Capstone Project I
RMBI 4990 Risk Management & Business Intelligence Capstone Project II
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