Stochastic Calculus
 /  Stochastic Calculus
Stochastic Calculus

Professor: Céline Chevalier, Panthéon-Assas University.

Objectives: The aim of the course is to present the main applications of stochastic calculus in finance. The approach is directly inspired by John Hull's book Options, futures and other derivative assets. .


1. Theory of non-arbitration

  • (13) Introduction to Binomial Trees, Discrete Time Modeling
  • (14) Modeling in continuous time, Process of evolution of the course of an action, Ito's lemma
  • (15) The model of Black and Scholes

2. Calculating the price of an option with Excel

  • (19) The Greek letters
  • (20) Volatility curves
  • (21) The evaluation of options by binomial trees, The evaluation of American options
  • (22) The Value-at-Risk.

(The numbers correspond to the chapters of Hull's book)

Grading: Mid-term exam and a final exam at the end of the semester.


  • Hull, 9 édition, Pearson, 2014

  • Céline CHEVALIER
    Maître de conférences à l’Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas.

General information

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Shortlisted results announced
18 mai 2023

24 et 25 mai 2023

Final admission results
26 mai 2023

Fin des inscriptions administratives
8 juillet 2023 (MBF1 et MBF2), 13 juillet 2023 (Master 2 TFB).

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