Department of Statistics

University of Haifa


Zinoviy Landsman

Professor

Address: Department of Statistics, University of Haifa

Haifa, Israel 31905

Tel: 972-4-8249003 Fax: 972-4-8253849

E. mail: landsman@stat.haifa.ac.il

Higher Education

  • Ph.D., Romanovsky Mathematical Institute, Tashkent, USSR, 1978.


Research interests

  • Statistical inference. Actuary and Finance: Risk measures, Optimal portfolio selection, Option pricing. Statistics on manifolds. Nonparametric statistics.


Recent Publications (lp_internet.ps)

  1. Landsman, Z., Rom, M., "On distances and goodness-of-fit tests for detecting multimodal distributions". Metrika, 42 , 1995, pp. 421-439.
  2. Golenko-Ginzburg, D., Kesler, Landsman, Z., "Industrial job-shop scheduling with random operations and different priorities". International Journal of Production Economics, 40 , 1995, pp. 185-195.
  3. Hendriks, H., Landsman, Z., "Asymptotic tests for mean location on manifolds". Comptes Rendus De L'Academie Des Sciences , Ser. 1 , Mathematics, 1996, pp. 773-778.
  4. Hendriks, H., Landsman, Z., "Asymptotic behavior of sample mean location for manifolds". Statistics and Probability Letters, 26, 1996, pp. 169-178.
  5. Landsman, Z. Sample quantiles and additive statistics: information, sufficiency, estimation. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 52 , 1996, pp. 93-108.
  6. Hendriks, H., Landsman, Z., Ruymgaart, F., "Asymptotic behavior of sample mean location for spheres". Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 59, 2, 1996, pp. 141-152.
  7. Kagan, A. Landsman, Z., "Statistical meaning of Carlen's superadditivity of the Fisher information". Statistics and Probability Letters, 32 , 1997, pp. 175-179.
  8. Landsman, Z., Makov, U., "Exponential Dispersion Models and Credibility". Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, 1998, 1, pp. 89-96.
  9. Hendriks, H., Landsman, Z., "Mean location and sample mean location on manifolds : asymptotics, tests, confidence regions". Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 1998, 67, pp. 227-243.
  10. Kagan, A., Landsman, Z., "Relation between the covariance and Fisher information matrices. Statistics & Probability Letters, 1999, 4 , 1, pp. 7-13.
  11. Landsman, Z., Makov, U., "Credibility evaluations for exponential dispersian families". Insurance: Mathematics & Economics, 1999, 24, pp 33-39.
  12. Landsman, Z., Makov, U., " On Stochastic approximation and credibility". Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, 1999, 1, 15-31.
  13. Landsman, Z., Makov, U., " Sequential credibility evaluation for symmetric location claim distributions". Insurance: Mathematics & Economics, 1999, 24, 291-300.
  14. Landsman, Z., "On the minimum of Fisher information about scale parameter and the singular Sturme-Liuville problem", Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 2000, 88, 29-35.
  15. Landsman, Z., Makov, U., "On Credibility evaluation and the tail area of the Exponential Dispersion Family", Insurance: Mathematics & Economics, 2000, 27, 277-283.
  16. Landsman, Z., "Second order minimax estimation of mean value for exponential dispersion models", Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 2001, 98, 57-71.
  17. Landsman, Z., Sherris, M., "Risk measures and insurance premum principles", Insurance: Mathematics & Economics, 2001, 98, 57-71.
  18. Landsman, Z., Makov, U., "Sequential quasi credibility for scale dispersion models", To appear in: Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, 2002.
  19. Landsman Z. "Credibility theory: a new view from the theory of second order optimal statistics.", Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 30, 2002, 351-362. (pdf file)
  20. Landsman, Z., Valdez, A. E., "Tail Conditional Expectations for Elliptical Distributions", North American Actuarial Journal, 2003, 7, 4, 55-71. (pdf file)
  21. Landsman, Z., Furman, E., "Risk Capital Decomposition for a Multivariate Gamma Portfolio".
  22. The research can be found at the University of Haifa Data Archive. (in press)
  23. Landsman, Z., Sherris, M., "Insurance and Asset Pricing in Incomplete Markets with Heavy Tailed Risks".
  24. The research can be found at the University of Haifa Data Archive.
  25. Landsman Z. " Second Order Bayes Prediction of Functionals of Exponential Dispersion Distributions and an Application to the Prediction of the Tails.", Astin Bulletin, Vol. 34, No. 2,2004, pp. 285-298.
  26. The abstract can be found at the University of Haifa Data Archive. (pdf file)
  27. Landsman, Z., "On the generalization of Esscher and variance premiums modified for the elliptical family of distributions.", Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 35, 2004, pp 563�579.
  28. The abstract can be found at the University of Haifa Data Archive. (pdf file)
  29. Landsman, Z., Valdez, E., "Tail conditional expectation for exponential dispersion models". ASTIN Bulletin, 35, 1, 2005, 189-209.
  30. Landsman, Z., Tsanakas, A., "Stochastic ordering of bivariate elliptical distributions", Statistics & Probability Letters, 76, 5, 2006, 488-495.
  31. Fielding, M., Klebaner, F., Landsman, Z., "Random volatility and option prices with the generalized Student-t distribution", Advances and Applications in Statistics, 6, 1, 2006, 111-120.
  32. Landsman, Z., "On the generalization of Stein's lemma for elliptical class of distributions", Statistics & Probability Letters, 76, 10, 2006, 1012-1016.
  33. Landsman, Z., Furman, E., "On Some Risk-Adjusted Tail Based Risk Measures", Journal of Actuarial Practice, 2006.
  34. E. Furman and Z. Landsman. "Tail Variance Premium with Applications for Elliptical Portfolio of Risks", ASTIN BULLETINE, 2006, 36 (2). p 433-462.
  35. H. Hendriks and Z. Landsman. "Asymptotic Data Analysis on Manifolds". Annals of Statistics, 2007, 35 (1), p. 109-131.
  36. Z. Landsman and M. Sherris. "An actuarial premium pricing model for non-Normal insurance and financial risks in incomplete markets". North American Actuarial Journal, 2007, 11 (1), p. 119-135.
  37. A. Chiragiev and Z. Landsman. "Multivariate Pareto Portfolios: TCE-based Capital Allocation and Divided Differencess". Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, 2007, 4, p. 261-280
  38. Z. Landsman "Minimization of the root of a quadratic functional under an affine equality constraint". Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 2008, 216, 319 -- 327
  39. Z. Landsman and J. Neslehova. "Stein's Lemma for elliptical random vectors". Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 2008, 99,5, 912-927
  40. Z. Landsman "Minimization of the root of a quadratic functional under a system of affine equality constraints with application to portfolio managements". Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 2008, 220, 2, 739-748.
  41. E. Furman and Z. Landsman. "Economic Capital Allocations for Non-Negative Portfolios of Dependent Risks" ASTIN Bulletin, 2008, 38, 2, 601-619
  42. F. Klebaner and Z. Landsman "Option Pricing for Log-Symmetric Distributions of Returns." Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability, 2009, 11, 339-357.
  43. Z. Landsman. "Elliptical families and copulas: tilting and premiums, capital allocation ", Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, 2009, 2, 85-103
  44. A. Chiragiev and Z. Landsman "Multivariate Flexible Pareto Model: Dependency Structure, Properties and Characterizations ", Statistics and Probability Letters,2009, 79, 16, 1733-1743
  45. E. Furman and Z. Landsman "Multivariate Tweedie distributions and some related capital-at-risk analysis", Insurance, Mathematics and Economics, 2010, 351-361
  46. Z. Landsman "On the tail mean-variance optimal portfolio selection", Insurance, Mathematics and Economics, 2010, 547-553
  47. Z. Landsman and U. Makov. "Translation invariant and positive homogeneous risk measures and optimal portfolio management", European Journal of Finance, 2010, 4, 307-320
  48. S. Bar-Lev, D. Bshouty, Z. Landsman. "Second order minimax estimation of the mean", Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 2010, 11, 3282-3294
  49. Z. Landsman and Steven Vanduffel. "Bounds for some general sums of random variables", Statistics and Probability Letters, 2011, 3, 382-391
  50. Z. Landsman and U. Makov. "Translation-invariant and positive-homogeneous risk measures and optimal portfolio management in the presence of a riskless component", Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 2012, 1, 94-98
  51. Z. Landsman and A. Tsanakas. "Parameter uncertainty in exponential family tail estimation", ASTIN Bulletin, 2012, 1, 123-152
  52. I. Owadally, Z. Landsman. "A characterization of optimal portfolios under the tail mean �variance criterion", Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, March 2013, 2, 213-221
  53. Z. Landsman, N. Pat, J. Dhaene. "Tail Variance Premiums for Log-Elliptical Distributions", Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, May 2013, 3, 441-447
  54. D.H., Alai, Z. Landsman , M. Sherris. "Lifetime dependence modelling using a truncated multivariate gamma distribution", Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, May 2013, 3, 542-549
  55. Z. Landsman, S. Vanduffel, J. Yao. "A note on Stein's lemma for multivariate elliptical distributions", Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 2013, 11, 2016 � 2022
  56. Hamza, K., Klebaner F, Landsman, Z. Tan, Y Option Pricing for Symmetric Levy Returns with Applications, Asia-Pacific Finan Markets, 2015, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 27-52
  57. Landsman, Z., Vanduffel, S., Yao, J. Some Stein-type inequalities for multivariate elliptical distributions and applications, Statistics \& Probability Letters, Volume 97, February 2015, Pages 54-62
  58. D. Alai, Z. Landsman, M. Sherris. A Multivariate Tweedie Life time Model : Censoring and Truncation. Insurance: Mathematics and Economics , 2015, Volume 64, pp. 203-2013
  59. Ignatieva, K. and Landsman, Z. Estimating the tails of loss severity via conditional risk measures for the family of symmetric generalized hyperbolic distributions. Insurance: Mathematics and Economics , 2015, Volume 65, pp. 172-186
  60. Landsman, Z. and Makov, U. Minimization of a function of a quadratic functional with application to optimal portfolio selection. Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, 2016, vol. 170, 1, 308-322
  61. Bar-Lev, S.K, Boukai, B, \& Landsman, Z. The Kendal- Ressel Exponential Dispersion Model: Some Statistical Aspects and Estimation. International Journal of Statistics and Probability, Vol. 5 2016, No. 3
  62. D. Alai, Z. Landsman, M. Sherris. Multivariate Tweedie lifetimes: the impact of dependence. Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, 2016, vol. 8, 692�712
  63. D. Alai, Z. Landsman, M. Sherris. Modelling lifetime dependence for older ages using a multivariate Pareto distribution. Insurance: Mathematics and Economics , Vol. 70, 2016, 272-285
  64. Landsman, Z. and Makov U, Shushi, T. A new class of distributions based on Hurwitz zeta function with applications for risk management. The open Statistics and Probability Journal, Vol. 7, 2016.
  65. Landsman, Z. and Makov U, Shushi, T. Multivariate tail conditional expectation for elliptical distributions. Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 70, 2016, 216-223
  66. Landsman, Z. and Makov U, Shushi, T. Extended generalized skew-elliptical distributions and their moments. Sankhya A. , 2016, DOI:10.1007/s13171-016-0090-2
  67. Landsman, Z. and Makov U, Shushi, T. Tail Conditional Moments for Elliptical and Log-Elliptical distributions. Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Vol. 71, 2016, 179-188
  68. Landsman, Z. and Valdez, E. The tail Stein's identity with applications to risk measures. North American Actuarial Journal, 2016, 20 (4), pp313–-326, 2016
  69. Hendrics, H. and Landsman, Z. A generalization of multivariate Pareto distributions: tail risk measures, divided differences, asymptotics. Scandinavian Actuarial Journal., 2017, VOL. 2017, NO. 9, 785-803
  70. Z. Landsman, U. Makov, T. Shushi. Extended generalised skew-elliptical distributions and their moments. Sankhya 2017, 79-A, Part1, 76-100
  71. D. Alai, Z. Landsman. Lifetime dependence models generated by multiply monotone functions. Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, 2018 , VOL. 2018, NO. 7, 576–60
  72. J.Chan, S. Choy, U. Makov and Z. Landsman. Modelling insurance losses using contaminated 2 generalised beta type-II distribution. Astin Bulletin, Volume 48, Issue 2, May 2018 , pp. 871-904
  73. Z. Landsman, U. Makov, T. Shushi. A Multivariate tail covariance measure for elliptical distributions. Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 81, July 2018, Pages 27-35
  74. L. Langbord, Z. Landsman, U. Makov. Objective Bayesian Estimation of the Mean of Severity and Frequency Distributions. Variance, 2019, To appear

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