Despite the fact that over 50 percent of all corporate bonds have different ratings from Moody’s and Standard and Poor’s at issuance, most bond pricing models ignore these differences of opinion. Our work compares a number of different methods of accounting for split ratings in estimating bond pricing models. We find that pricing rules that […]
Credit risk is the distribution of nancial losses due to unexpected changes in the credit quality of a counterparty in a nancial agreement. We review the structural,reduced form and incomplete information ap proaches to estimating joint default probabilities and prices of credit sensitive securities.
Credit Risk The creditrisk market is the fastest growing financial market in the world, attracting everyone from hedge funds to banks and insurance companies. Increasingly, professionals in corporate finance need to understand the workings of thecredit risk market in order to successfully manage risk in their own organizations; in addition, some wish to move into […]
the mathematics of financial modeling & investment management The Mathematics of Financial Modeling & Investment Management covers a wide range of technical topics in mathematics and finance-enabling the investment management practitioner, researcher, or student to fully understand the process of financial decision-making and its economic foundations.This comprehensive resource will introduce you to key mathematical techniques-matrix […]
We use the industrial organization approach to the microeconomics of banking, augmented by uncertainty and risk aversion, to examine credit derivatives and macro derivatives as instruments to hedge credit risk for a large commercial bank. In a partial-analytic framework we distinguish between the probability of default and the loss given default, model different forms of […]