Essays about: "Extreme Value Theory"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 essays containing the words Extreme Value Theory.

  1. 1. Value at Risk and Expected Shortfall risk measures using Extreme Value Theory

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Peter Johansson; [2019-01-22]
    Keywords : Extreme Value Theory; Generalized Pareto Distribution; Point-Over-Threshold method; risk measures; Value at Risk; Expected Shortfall;

    Abstract : Calculating risk measures as Value at Risk (VaR) and Expected Shortfall (ES) has become popular for institutions and agents in financial markets. A main drawback with these risk measures is that they traditionally assume a specific distribution, as the Normal distribution or the Student’s t distribution. READ MORE

  2. 2. An Extreme Value Approach to Modeling Risk of Extreme Rainfall in Bangladesh

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Emmy Andersson; Evelina Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : The extreme value theory has been applied on daily rainfall in the five most exposed areas of Bangladesh between the years 1980-2016 in order to esti- mate extreme rainfalls for the next 10, 50 and 100 years. These types of computations are necessary for optimising planning and preparations for ex- treme future rainfalls which can lead to minimising property damage and ultimately saving lives. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Extreme Value Approach To Pricing Credit Risk

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Sofia Landin; [2018]
    Keywords : Credit Risk; Credit Default Swap; Credit Valuation Adjustment; Extreme Value Theory; Generalized Extreme Value Distribution; Gumbel Distribution; Generalized Pareto Distribution; Block Maxima; Peak-over-Threshold; Probable Maximum Loss; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : An Extreme Value Approach To Pricing Credit Risk will outline the possibility to investigate a company’s price of risk over different time periods given a pre-defined risk level. With help of credit default swap (CDS) prices and extreme value theory the credit risk can be estimated for different return levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investigating usefulness of portfolio optimization with respect to prospect utility in financial advisory

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : William Brink; Christopher Furu; [2017]
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    Abstract : In this paper we derive and analyze the usefulness of a prospect theory based model for selecting optimal portfolios with respect to multiple investment goals. The focus is to determine whether or not the model would be suitable for the advisory process by investigating the result given by the optimal portfolio values and proportion in risky assets in continuous time. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Performance of Market Risk Models for Value at Risk and Expected Shortfall Backtesting : In the Light of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Katja Dalne; [2017]
    Keywords : Risk Management; Financial Time Series; Value at Risk; Expected Shortfall; Monte Carlo Simulation; GARCH modeling; Copulas; Hybrid Distribution; Generalized Pareto Distribution; Extreme Value Theory; Backtesting; Liquidity Horizon; Basel regulation.;

    Abstract : The global financial crisis that took off in 2007 gave rise to several adjustments of the risk regulation for banks. An extensive adjustment, that is to be implemented in 2019, is the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB). READ MORE