Elements of Financial Risk Management

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Academic Press, Dec 6, 2011 - Business & Economics - 326 pages
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The Second Edition of this best-selling book expands its advanced approach to financial risk models by covering market, credit, and integrated risk. With new data that cover the recent financial crisis, it combines Excel-based empirical exercises at the end of each chapter with online exercises so readers can use their own data. Its unified GARCH modeling approach, empirically sophisticated and relevant yet easy to implement, sets this book apart from others. Five new chapters and updated end-of-chapter questions and exercises, as well as Excel-solutions manual, support its step-by-step approach to choosing tools and solving problems.



  • Examines market risk, credit risk, and operational risk
  • Provides exceptional coverage of GARCH models
  • Features online Excel-based empirical exercises
 

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Contents

Univariate Risk Models
65
Multivariate Risk Models
151
Part IV Further Topics in Risk Management
217

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About the author (2011)

Peter Christoffersen is the TMX Chair in Capital Markets and a Fellow of the Bank of Canada. He publishes in empirical asset pricing and financial econometrics and is the author of Elements of Financial Risk Management. He serves as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Derivatives. Peter has won research awards from AIMA Canada and the Q-Group. He previously taught at McGill University and worked at the IMF.

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