Active Credit Portfolio Management in Practice

Active Credit Portfolio Management in Practice

Author(s): Jeffrey R. Bohn, Roger M. Stein

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011 09:52AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470080184

Online ISBN: 9781118266830

DOI: 10.1002/9781118266830

About this Book

State-of-the-art techniques and tools needed to facilitate effective credit portfolio management and robust quantitative credit analysis

Filled with in-depth insights and expert advice, Active Credit Portfolio Management in Practice serves as a comprehensive introduction to both the theory and real-world practice of credit portfolio management. The authors have written a text that is technical enough both in terms of background and implementation to cover what practitioners and researchers need for actually applying these types of risk management tools in large organizations but which at the same time, avoids technical proofs in favor of real applications.  Throughout this book, readers will be introduced to the theoretical foundations of this discipline, and learn about structural, reduced-form, and econometric models successfully used in the market today. The book is full of hands-on examples and anecdotes. Theory is illustrated with practical application. The authors' Website provides additional software tools in the form of Excel spreadsheets, Matlab code and S-Plus code. Each section of the book concludes with review questions designed to spark further discussion and reflection on the concepts presented.

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