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Author Gasha, Jose Giancarlo
Title Recent Advances in Credit Risk Modeling
Imprint Washington : International Monetary Fund, 2009
©2009
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Series IMF Working Papers
IMF Working Papers
Note Intro -- Contents -- I. Introduction -- II. Structural Models -- A. Single-Issuer Default Risk -- B. Distance-to-Default: Variations on a Theme -- C. Portfolio Credit Risk Models -- III. Reduced-Form Models -- A. Structural and Reduced-Form Models: Reconciliation Attempts -- B. Some Models -- C. Nonlinear Filtering -- IV. Other Innovations in the Modeling of Credit Risk -- A. Default Correlation Using Copulas and Other Recent Approaches -- B. Pricing of Credit Index Options -- C. Distressed Debt Prices and Recovery Rate Estimation -- V. Conclusions -- Figure -- 1. Dah-Sing Bank: Distance-to-Default -- Boxes -- 1. Compensators and Pricing Trends: Some Definitions-Elizalde (2006) -- 2. The Modeling Strategy of Frey, Schmidt, Gabih (2007) -- Appendix -- Filtration and the Pricing of Credit Index Options -- References
As is well known, most models of credit risk have failed to measure the credit risks in the context of the global financial crisis. In this context, financial industry representatives, regulators and academics worldwide have given new impetus to efforts to improve credit risk modeling for countries, corporations, financial institutions, and financial instruments. The paper summarizes some of the recent advances in this regard. It considers modifications of structural models, including of the classical Merton model, and efforts to reconcile the structural and the reduced-form models. It also discusses the reassessment of the default correlations using copulas, the pricing of credit index options, and the determination of the prices of distressed debt and estimation of recovery values
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Link Print version: Gasha, Jose Giancarlo Recent Advances in Credit Risk Modeling Washington : International Monetary Fund,c2009 9781451873092
Subject Credit -- Management -- Mathematical models.;Risk management
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