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Modeling a distribution of mortgage credit losses

Autor: PhDr. Petr Gapko Ph.D.,
RNDr. Martin Šmíd Ph.D.,
Typ: Články v impaktovaných časopisech
Rok: 2012
Číslo: 0
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Publikováno v: Ekonomický časopis
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Klíčová slova: Credit Risk, Mortgage, Delinquency Rate, Generalized Hyperbolic Distribution, Normal Distribution
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Granty: 402/09/0965: Nové přístupy pro monitorování a predikci na kapitálových trzích 402/09/H045 - Nelineární dynamika v peněžní ekonomii a financích. Teorie a empirické modely GAUK 46108: Nové nelineární teorie kapitálových trhů: fraktální, bifurkační a behaviorální přístup
Abstrakt: In our paper, we focus on the credit risk quantification methodology. We demonstrate that the current regulatory standards for credit risk management are at least not perfect. Generalizing the well-known KMV model, standing behind Basel II, we build a model of a loan portfolio involving a dynamics of the common factor, influencing the borrowers’ assets, which we allow to be non-normal. We show how the parameters of our model may be estimated by means of past mortgage delinquency rates. We give statistical evidence that the non-normal model is much more suitable than the one which assumes the normal distribution of risk factors. We point out in what way the assumption that risk factors follow a normal distribution can be dangerous. Especially during volatile periods comparable to the current crisis, the normal-distribution-based methodology can underestimate the impact of changes in tail losses caused by underlying risk factors.

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