Risk Measurement

Author: Dominique Guégan
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3030026809
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This book combines theory and practice to analyze risk measurement from different points of view. The limitations of a model depend on the framework on which it has been built as well as specific assumptions, and risk managers need to be aware of these when assessing risks. The authors investigate the impact of these limitations, propose an alternative way of thinking that challenges traditional assumptions, and also provide novel solutions. Starting with the traditional Value at Risk (VaR) model and its limitations, the book discusses concepts like the expected shortfall, the spectral measure, the use of the spectrum, and the distortion risk measures from both a univariate and a multivariate perspective.

Measuring Political Risk

Author: Charlotte H. Brink
Editor: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754642299
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Offering a fresh, transparent approach encompassing new material, this invigorating volume measures political risk - for instance the risk that foreign investment might face in any country. It also demonstrates how progress or regress made in good governance initiatives as conditionalities to aid can be assessed. Governments can monitor their own policy environment(s), and take remedial action if necessary. The methodology allows for measurement of previously un-quantified 'soft' factors that add to the risks foreign investors might face, demonstrating why these factors are of importance to both risk assertive and risk averse investors.

The Fundamentals Of Risk Measurement

Author: Christopher Marrison
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071736883
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A step-by-step guidebook for understanding—and implementing—integrated financial risk measurement and management The Fundamentals of Risk Measurement introduces the state-of-the-art tools and practices necessary for planning, executing, and maintaining risk management in today’s volatile financial environment. This comprehensive book provides description and analysis of topics including: Economic capital Risk adjusted return on capital (RAROC) Shareholder Value Added (SVA) Value at Risk (VaR) Asset/liability management (ALM) Credit risk for a single facility Credit risk for portfolios Operating risk Inter-risk diversification The Basel Committee Capital Accords The banking world is driven by risk. The Fundamentals of Risk Measurement shows you how to quantify that risk, outlining an integrated framework for risk measurement and management that is straightforward, practical for implementation, and based on the realities of today’s tumultuous global marketplace. “Banks make money in one of two ways: providing services to customers and taking risks. In this book, we address the business of making money by taking risk....”—From the Introduction In The Fundamentals of Risk Measurement, financial industry veteran Chris Marrison examines what banks must do to succeed in the business of making money by taking risk. Encompassing the three primary areas of banking risk—market, credit, and operational—and doing so in a uniquely intuitive, step-by-step format, Marrison provides hands-on details on the primary tools for financial risk measurement and management, including: Plain-English evaluation of specific risk measurement tools and techniques Use of Value at Risk (VaR) for assessment of market risk for trading operations Asset/liability management (ALM) techniques, transfer pricing, and managing market and liquidity risk The many available methods for analyzing portfolios of credit risks Using RAROC to compare the risk-adjusted profitability of businesses and price transactions In addition, woven throughout The Fundamentals of Risk Measurement are principles underlying the regulatory capital requirements of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, and what banks must do to understand and implement them. The requirements are defined, implications of the New Capital Accord are presented, and the major steps that a bank must take to implement the New Accord are discussed. The resulting thumbnail sketch of the Basel Committee, and specifically the New Capital Accord, is valuable as both a ready reference and a foundation for further study of this important initiative. Risk is unavoidable in the financial industry. It can, however, be measured and managed to provide the greatest risk-adjusted return, and limit the negative impacts of risk to a bank’s shareholders as well as potential borrowers and lenders. The Fundamentals of Risk Management provides risk managers with an approach to risk-taking that is both informed and prudent, one that shows operations managers how to control risk exposures as it allows decision-making executives to direct resources to opportunities that are expected to create maximum return with minimum risk. The result is today’s most complete introduction to the business of risk, and a valuable reference for anyone from the floor trader to the officer in charge of overseeing the entire risk management operation.

Measuring Market Risk

Author: Kevin Dowd
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470016515
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Fully revised and restructured, Measuring Market Risk, Second Edition includes a new chapter on options risk management, as well as substantial new information on parametric risk, non-parametric measurements and liquidity risks, more practical information to help with specific calculations, and new examples including Q&A’s and case studies.

Measuring And Managing Liquidity Risk

Author: Antonio Castagna
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119990246
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A fully up-to-date, cutting-edge guide to the measurement and management of liquidity risk Written for front and middle office risk management and quantitative practitioners, this book provides the ground-level knowledge, tools, and techniques for effective liquidity risk management. Highly practical, though thoroughly grounded in theory, the book begins with the basics of liquidity risks and, using examples pulled from the recent financial crisis, how they manifest themselves in financial institutions. The book then goes on to look at tools which can be used to measure liquidity risk, discussing risk monitoring and the different models used, notably financial variables models, credit variables models, and behavioural variables models, and then at managing these risks. As well as looking at the tools necessary for effective measurement and management, the book also looks at and discusses current regulation and the implication of new Basel regulations on management procedures and tools.

Systemic Risk History Measurement And Regulation

Author: Kreis Yvonne
Editor: World Scientific
ISBN: 9811201072
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Systemic Risk: History, Measurement and Regulation presents an overview of this emerging form of risk from a global perspective. Systemic risks endanger entire financial systems, not just individual financial institutions. In this volume, the authors review how systemic risk has evolved over the last 40 years across continents to come to the forefront of regulatory attention. They then discuss transmissions channels, provide a review of systemic risk measures, and describe new regulations that have been introduced, as well as the theory and practice of financial stability committees that have been set up internationally. Overall, the book provides a practical guide to understand, identify, assess and control systemic risk.While the financial research on systemic risk has strongly increased since the events of 2008, this book is a first in providing a detailed yet concise overview of the topic, covering the history of systemic risk, its measurement, and its regulation. The authors provide both academic and practitioner-oriented insights, and draw on their different regions of expertise to provide a global perspective on systemic risk.

How To Measure Anything In Cybersecurity Risk

Author: Douglas W. Hubbard
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119085292
File Size: 80,23 MB
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A ground shaking exposé on the failure of popular cyber risk management methods How to Measure Anything in Cybersecurity Risk exposes the shortcomings of current "risk management" practices, and offers a series of improvement techniques that help you fill the holes and ramp up security. In his bestselling book How to Measure Anything, author Douglas W. Hubbard opened the business world's eyes to the critical need for better measurement. This book expands upon that premise and draws from The Failure of Risk Management to sound the alarm in the cybersecurity realm. Some of the field's premier risk management approaches actually create more risk than they mitigate, and questionable methods have been duplicated across industries and embedded in the products accepted as gospel. This book sheds light on these blatant risks, and provides alternate techniques that can help improve your current situation. You'll also learn which approaches are too risky to save, and are actually more damaging than a total lack of any security. Dangerous risk management methods abound; there is no industry more critically in need of solutions than cybersecurity. This book provides solutions where they exist, and advises when to change tracks entirely. Discover the shortcomings of cybersecurity's "best practices" Learn which risk management approaches actually create risk Improve your current practices with practical alterations Learn which methods are beyond saving, and worse than doing nothing Insightful and enlightening, this book will inspire a closer examination of your company's own risk management practices in the context of cybersecurity. The end goal is airtight data protection, so finding cracks in the vault is a positive thing—as long as you get there before the bad guys do. How to Measure Anything in Cybersecurity Risk is your guide to more robust protection through better quantitative processes, approaches, and techniques.

Digital Asset Valuation And Cyber Risk Measurement

Author: Keyun Ruan
Editor: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128123281
File Size: 80,64 MB
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Digital Asset Valuation and Cyber Risk Measurement: Principles of Cybernomics is a book about the future of risk and the future of value. It examines the indispensable role of economic modeling in the future of digitization, thus providing industry professionals with the tools they need to optimize the management of financial risks associated with this megatrend. The book addresses three problem areas: the valuation of digital assets, measurement of risk exposures of digital valuables, and economic modeling for the management of such risks. Employing a pair of novel cyber risk measurement units, bitmort and hekla, the book covers areas of value, risk, control, and return, each of which are viewed from the perspective of entity (e.g., individual, organization, business), portfolio (e.g., industry sector, nation-state), and global ramifications. Establishing adequate, holistic, and statistically robust data points on the entity, portfolio, and global levels for the development of a cybernomics databank is essential for the resilience of our shared digital future. This book also argues existing economic value theories no longer apply to the digital era due to the unique characteristics of digital assets. It introduces six laws of digital theory of value, with the aim to adapt economic value theories to the digital and machine era. Comprehensive literature review on existing digital asset valuation models, cyber risk management methods, security control frameworks, and economics of information security Discusses the implication of classical economic theories under the context of digitization, as well as the impact of rapid digitization on the future of value Analyzes the fundamental attributes and measurable characteristics of digital assets as economic goods Discusses the scope and measurement of digital economy Highlights cutting-edge risk measurement practices regarding cybersecurity risk management Introduces novel concepts, models, and theories, including opportunity value, Digital Valuation Model, six laws of digital theory of value, Cyber Risk Quadrant, and most importantly, cyber risk measures hekla and bitmort Introduces cybernomics, that is, the integration of cyber risk management and economics to study the requirements of a databank in order to improve risk analytics solutions for (1) the valuation of digital assets, (2) the measurement of risk exposure of digital assets, and (3) the capital optimization for managing residual cyber risK Provides a case study on cyber insurance

An Introduction To Market Risk Measurement

Author: Kevin Dowd
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470855207
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Includes a CD-ROM that contains Excel workbooks and a Matlab manual and software. Covers the subject without advanced or exotic material.

Liquidity Risk Measurement And Management

Author: Leonard Matz
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470821825
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Major events such as the Asian crisis in 1997, the Russian default on short-term debt in 1998, the downfall of the hedge fund long-term capital management in 1998 and the disruption in payment systems following the World Trade Center attack in 2001, all resulted in increased management’s attention to liquidity risk. Banks have realized that adequate systems and processes for identifying, measuring, monitoring and controlling liquidity risks help them to maintain a strong liquidity position, which in turn will increase the confidence of investors and rating agencies as well as improve funding costs and availability. Liquidity Risk Measurement and Management: A Practitioner’s Guide to Global Best Practices provides the best practices in tools and techniques for bank liquidity risk measurement and management. Experienced bankers and highly regarded liquidity risk experts share their insights and practical experiences in this book.

Integrated Market And Credit Portfolio Models

Author: Peter Grundke
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783834996893
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Due to their business activities, banks are exposed to many different risk types. Peter Grundke shows how various risk exposures can be aggregated to a comprehensive risk position. Furthermore, computational problems of determining a loss distribution that comprises various risk types are analyzed.

Mandatory Non Financial Risk Related Disclosure

Author: Stefania Veltri
Editor: Springer Nature
ISBN: 3030479218
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This book focuses on the impact of the disclosure of non-financial risk, which could be seen as the most relevant non-financial information (NFI), in the aftermath of the 2014/95/EU Directive. The author analyses whether the switch from voluntary to mandatory NFI enhance the quality of disclosed NF risk-related information and the usefulness of the risk disclosure for investors. The book focuses specifically on the mandatory disclosure of non-financial (NF) risks as required by the EU Directive for listed Italian companies, investigating both the state of art of its disclosure and its usefulness for investors. In doing so, the book contributes to fill two relevant gaps in risk literature. The first research gap is related to the insufficient investigation of the disclosure of NF risks. Companies mandated to disclose risk-related information focused mainly on financial risks, in spite of the width of the definition of risk, conceived as information about any opportunity, danger, threat, or exposure that has or could impact the company in the future. The second gap is that empirical evidence about the effects of corporate risk disclosures is still limited, and the potential benefits of the disclosure of information on risks have not been fully explored. In particular, the relationship between risk disclosures and firm value is under researched, as the risk literature mainly focuses on the incentives question, related to the motives for which companies decide to disclose. The research in this book focuses on Italy, a country that provides a unique opportunity to examine the impact of mandatory NF risk disclosure on firm market value, being one of the biggest industrial European countries that had not mandatory legislation for NFI disclosure, and also one of the leading countries in voluntary corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting at an international level. It has been carried out in the fiscal year 2017, the first year of the application of the mandatory NF disclosure for obliged Italian listed PIEs. The book contributes both to the measurement literature, as it presents a self-constructed quality NF risks and to the value relevance analysis literature, providing evidence of the usefulness of financial and non-financial risk-related disclosures in the Italian context.

Managing The Risks Of It Outsourcing

Author: Ian Tho
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136381627
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This book shows IT managers how to identify, mitigate and manage risks in an IT outsourcing exercise. The book explores current trends and highlights key issues and changes that are taking place within outsourcing. Attention is given to identifying the drivers and related risks of outsourcing by examining recently published and existing concepts of IT outsourcing. Founded on academic theory and empirical and quantitative information, this book: * Incorporates the complete risk identification and mitigation life cycle * Highlights the concept of core competency * Looks at motivating factors and working relationships of the buyer and supplier * Provides background to understand the risks as a result of ‘human factors’ as defined by the agency theory * Reviews the areas of risk that influence the decision to outsource the IT function * Examines the forces that determine the equilibrium in the risk profiles for the buyer and supplier

Managing And Measuring Of Risk

Author: Oliviero Roggi
Editor: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814417505
File Size: 45,77 MB
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This volume presents the most recent achievements in risk measurement and management, as well as regulation of the financial industry, with contributions from prominent scholars and practitioners, and provides a comprehensive overview of recent emerging standards in risk management from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Identifying Measuring And Managing Organizational Risks For Improved Performance

Author: Marc J. Epstein (prof.)
Editor:
ISBN: 9780870516191
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Science Of Inexact Mathematics Investment Performance Measurement Mortgages And Annuities Computing Algorithms Attribution Risk Valuation

Author: Yuri K. Shestopaloff
Editor: AKVY PRESS
ISBN: 0980966701
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This book presents a coherent and comprehensive study of mathematical methods for investment performance measurement, attribution analysis, mortgages, annuities, and investment risk measurement. For the first time, the book also studies computing algorithms used in these areas of financial mathematics, efficiency of their software implementation and systems' design. It further discusses other advanced topics such as the linking algorithms for rates of return. Overall, this unique work provides a clear conceptual vision of the entire discipline from mathematical and computational perspectives. The high level academic presentation is very well supported by lots of numerical examples, numerous tables and figures. The book includes extensive material for a wide range of related undergraduate and graduate courses in finance and computational mathematics. Many of these courses can be built entirely on the book's content. Academics, researchers and industry specialists, in particular investment analysts, software developers and financial system designers will find this book an invaluable and comprehensive source of knowledge, reference material, and new ideas.

Measuring And Managing Credit Risk

Author: Arnaud de Servigny
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071417556
File Size: 77,29 MB
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Exchange Rate Risk Measurement And Management

Author: Mr. Michael G. Papaioannou
Editor: International Monetary Fund
ISBN: 1451909683
File Size: 54,34 MB
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Measuring and managing exchange rate risk exposure is important for reducing a firm''s vulnerabilities from major exchange rate movements, which could adversely affect profit margins and the value of assets. This paper reviews the traditional types of exchange rate risk faced by firms, namely transaction, translation and economic risks, presents the VaR approach as the currently predominant method of measuring a firm''s exchange rate risk exposure, and examines the main advantages and disadvantages of various exchange rate risk management strategies, including tactical versus strategical and passive versus active hedging. In addition, it outlines a set of widely accepted best practices in managing currency risk and presents some of the main hedging instruments in the OTC and exchange-traded markets. The paper also provides some data on the use of financial derivatives instruments, and hedging practices by U.S. firms.

Managing And Measuring Risk

Author: Oliviero Roggi
Editor: World Scientific
ISBN: 9814417513
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This edited volume presents the most recent achievements in risk measurement and management, as well as regulation of the financial industry, with contributions from prominent scholars and practitioners such as Robert Engle, 2003 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Viral Acharya, Torben Andersen, Zvi Bodie, Menachem Brenner, Aswath Damodaran, Marti Subrahmanyam, William Ziemba and others. The book provides a comprehensive overview of recent emerging standards in risk management from an interdisciplinary perspective. Individual chapters expound on the theme of standards setting in this era of financial crises where new and unseen global risks have emerged. They are organized in a such a way that allows the reader a broad perspective of the new emerging standards in macro, systemic and sovereign risk before zooming into the micro perspective of how risk is conceived and treated within a corporation. A section is dedicated to credit risk and to the increased importance of liquidity both in financial systems and at the firm's level. Contents:The Evolution of Risk Management:An Evolutionary Perspective on the Concept of Risk, Uncertainty and Risk Management (Oliviero Roggi and Omar Ottonelli)Sovereign and Systemic Risk:Toward A Bottom-Up Approach to Assessing Sovereign Default Risk: An Update (Edward I Altman and Herbert Rijken)Measuring Systemic Risk (Viral V Acharya, Christian Brownlees, Robert Engle, Farhang Farazmand and Matthew Richardson)Taxing Systemic Risk (Viral V Acharya, Lasse Pedersen, Thomas Philippon and Matthew Richardson)Liquidity:Liquidity and Efficiency in Three Related Foreign Exchange Options Markets (Menachem Brenner and Ben Z Schreiber)Illiquidity or Credit Deterioration: A Study of Liquidity in the US Corporate Bond Market During Financial Crises (Nils Friewald, Rainer Jankowitsch and Marti G Subrahmanyam)Risk Management Principles and Strategies:Integrated Wealth and Risk Management: First Principles (Zvi Bodie)Analyzing the Impact of Effective Risk Management: Innovation and Capital Structure Effects (Torben Juul Andersen)Credit Risk:Modeling Credit Risk for SMEs: Evidence from the US Market (Edward I Altman and Gabriele Sabato)SME Rating: Risk Globally, Measure Locally (Oliviero Roggi and Alessandro Giannozzi)Credit Loss and Systematic LGD (Jon Frye and Michael Jacobs Jr.)Equity Risk and Market Crashes:Equity Risk Premiums (ERP): Determinants, Estimation and Implications — The 2012 Edition (Aswath Damodaran)Stock Market Crashes in 2007–2009: Were We Able to Predict Them? (Sébastien Lleo and William T Ziemba) Readership: Researchers and professionals with interest in risk management within the context of the banking, econometrics, mathematical economics, quantitative finance, corporate and risk governance, and corporate finance. Keywords:Risk Management;Sovereign Risk;Systemic Risk;Liquidity;Credit Risk;Equity Risk Premium;Enterprise Risk ManagementKey Features:Chapters are written by top scholars and targeted at practitioners and academicsProvides a complete set of standards in risk measurement, as well as industry management and regulationRecent financial crises have made well established models and standards unusable, this book proposes new ones

Perceptions Of Technological Risks And Benefits

Author: Leroy C. Gould
Editor: Russell Sage Foundation
ISBN: 1610442555
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The election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 was said to herald a new mood of opposition to government regulation. But at the same time, large and vocal segments of the population have been demanding that corporations and regulatory agencies address public concerns about technological safety. What do we really know about people's perceptions of technological risk and their judgments about appropriate levels of technological regulation? Perceptions of Technological Risks and Benefits analyzes the results of a unique body of survey data—the only large-scale, representative survey of public attitudes about risk management in such technologies as nuclear power, handguns, auto travel, and industrial chemicals. The findings demonstrate that public judgments are not simply anti-technological or irrational, but rather the product of a complex set of factors that includes an awareness of benefits as well as a sensitivity to the "qualitative" aspects of risk (how catastrophic, dreaded, or poorly understood a hazard seems to be). This volume offers striking evidence that whatever Americans may think about government regulation in general, they are remarkably consistent in desiring stricter regulation of technological safety. These conclusions suggest that the current trend away from regulation of technology reflects a less than perfect reading of public sentiment.