Coding for Risk Management: Statistics in R
Coding for Risk Management Seminar, Presented by the ERM Program
January 20 – April 21, 2023
Time for all workshops: 9:00 – 10:30 am ET
The Coding for Risk Management Seminar workshops get you started in Excel, VBA, R, Python, SQL, and GitHub. The first step in all of these languages is a big step; after taking it here, you will be able to take next steps on your own. These workshops are also a great opportunity to discover how much you like programming. The examples are all related to finance and risk management. In all of the languages we price stocks, bonds, and options.
Students who want to take the next step and follow through on this content can enroll in our Coding for Risk Management Class.
How To Join a Session
Click on the Join a Session button at 9:00 am ET on the day of your desired workshop. Each workshop ends at 10:30 am ET.
Statistics in R
We see how R is built to facilitate statistical work. We explore built in random number generation and we practice manually constructing distributions and comparing them to the built-in versions. We briefly explore multivariate simulation.