Thorsten Schmidt

University of Freiburg

Professor in Mathematical Stochastics

Fahnenbergplatz

Freiburg, D-79085

Germany

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“  Current research: stochastic machine learning, the link between finance and insurance and interest rate theory after the era of LIBOR  ”

Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Measuring the Risk of Large Losses

Journal of Investment Management (JOIM), Fourth Quarter 2008
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2012
Kay Giesecke, Thorsten Schmidt and Stefan Weber
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of Freiburg and ORIE, Cornell University
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Distribution-invariant risk measures, utility-based shortfall risk, average value at risk, value at risk, event risk, extreme events

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Pricing and Hedging of CDOs: A Top Down Approach

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2009
Damir Filipović and Thorsten Schmidt
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Freiburg
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collateralized debt obligations, single tranche CDO, variance-minimizing hedging

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Dynamic CDO Term Structure Modelling

Mathematical Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
Damir Filipović, Ludger Overbeck and Thorsten Schmidt
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Giessen and University of Freiburg
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affine term structure, collateralized debt obligations, loss process, single tranche CDO, term structure of forward spreads

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Quadratic Models for Portfolio Credit Risk with Shot-Noise Effects

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 17 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2009
Raquel M. Gaspar and Thorsten Schmidt
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and University of Freiburg
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Credit risk, reduced-form models, CDS, CDO, quadratic term structures, shot-noise

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Unbiased Estimation of Risk

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2017
Marcin Pitera and Thorsten Schmidt
Jagiellonian University in Krakow - Department of Mathematics and University of Freiburg
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value-at-risk, tail value-at-risk, expected shortfall, risk measure, estimation of risk measures, bias, risk estimation, elicitability, backtest, unbiased estimation of risk measures

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Credit Risk Modelling with Shot-Noise Processes

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Apr 2010
Raquel M. Gaspar and Thorsten Schmidt
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and University of Freiburg
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credit portfolio risk, shot-noise processes, default dependence, affine models, local intensities, calibration, CDO

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Pricing Basket Default Swaps in a Tractable Shot-Noise Model

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2011
Alexander Herbertsson, Jiwook Jang and Thorsten Schmidt
University of Gothenburg - Department of Economics/Centre for Finance, Macquarie University and University of Freiburg
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Credit risk, intensity-based models, dependence modelling, shot noise, CDS, kth-to-default swaps

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Term Structure Models with Shot-Noise Effects

ISEG Advance Working Paper No. 3/2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2010
Raquel M. Gaspar and Thorsten Schmidt
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and University of Freiburg
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Term Structure Models, Quadratic Term Structure Models, Shot-noise

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CDOs in the Light of the Current Crisis

FINANCIAL RISKS: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN STRUCTURED PORDUCT & CREDIT DERIVATIVES, C. Gourieroux and M. Jeanblanc, EDS., Chapter 4, pp.33-48, Economica
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2010
Raquel M. Gaspar and Thorsten Schmidt
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and University of Freiburg
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CDOs, credit risk, Affine, Shot-noise, Top-down

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Generalized Statistical Arbitrage Concepts and Related Gain Strategies

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2019
Christian Rein, Ludger Rüschendorf and Thorsten Schmidt
University of Freiburg - Institut für Mathematische Stochastik, University of Freiburg and University of Freiburg
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statistical arbitrage, trading strategy, pairs trading, profitable strategy, good deals

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Market Models for Credit Risky Portfolios Driven by Time-Inhomogeneous Levy Processes

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Aug 2012
Ernst Eberlein, Zorana Grbac and Thorsten Schmidt
University of Freiburg, Université Paris VII Denis Diderot and University of Freiburg
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collateralized debt obligations, loss process, single tranche CDO, top-down model, market model, time-inhomogeneous Levy processes, Libor rate, forward measure, affine processes, extended Kalman filter, iTraxx

12.

Variable Annuities in a Lévy-Based Hybrid Model With Surrender Risk

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
Sir John Cass Business School - City, University of London, University of Freiburg, University of Freiburg and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Finance, Variable Annuities, Hybrid models, Lévy processes, Surrender Risk

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Machine Learning for Multiple Yield Curve Markets: Fast Calibration in the Gaussian Affine Framework

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 May 2020
Sandrine Gümbel and Thorsten Schmidt
University of Freiburg - Institut für Mathematische Stochastik and University of Freiburg
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Vasicek model, single curve markets, affine models, multi curve markets, machine learning, Gaussian process regression, filtering, Adam optimizer, conjugate gradient method, term structure models

14.

General Dynamic Term Structures Under Default Risk

Stochastic Processes and their Applications, 2018, 128(10): 3353-3386
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
Claudio Fontana and Thorsten Schmidt
University of Padova, Department of Mathematics and University of Freiburg
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Credit Risk, HJM, Arbitrage, Forward Rate, Default Compensator, Structural Approach, Reduced-Form Approach, Large Financial Market, Recovery

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No Arbitrage in Insurance and the QP-Rule

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 23 Jun 2020
Philippe Artzner, Karl-Theodor Eisele and Thorsten Schmidt
University of Strasbourg - Institut de Recherche Mathématique Avancée, UMR 7501, University of Strasbourg and University of Freiburg
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arbitrage, fundamental theorem of asset pricing, insurance valuation, variable annuities, hybrid products, equity-linked life insurance, enlargement of filtration, affine processes, longevity risk, corona crisis, QP-rule

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Pricing Corporate Securities Under Noisy Asset Information

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 403-421, July 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Rüdiger Frey and Thorsten Schmidt
ETH Zürich and University of Freiburg
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Dynamic Defaultable Term Structure Modeling Beyond the Intensity Paradigm

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 28, Issue 1, pp. 211-239, 2018
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jan 2018
Frank Gehmlich and Thorsten Schmidt
University of Freiburg and University of Freiburg
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credit risk, HJM, forward rate, structural approach, reduced‐form approach, Azéma supermartingale, affine processes, filtering

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Dynamic CDO Term Structure Modeling

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 53-71, 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 30 Dec 2010
Damir Filipović, Ludger Overbeck and Thorsten Schmidt
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, University of Giessen and University of Freiburg
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affine term structure, collateralized debt obligations, loss process, single tranche CDO, term structure of forward spreads

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A Shot Noise Model for Financial Assets

International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance
Posted: 26 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 06 May 2010
Thorsten Schmidt and Winfried Stute
University of Freiburg and University of Giessen

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Shot-noise component, jump diffusion, minimal martingale measure

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On the Pricing of CDOs

CREDIT DERIVATIVES HANDBOOK, Chapter 11, P.U. Ali and G.N. Gregoriou, eds., pp. 229-258, McGraw-Hill
Posted: 04 Jul 2008
Raquel M. Gaspar and Thorsten Schmidt
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and University of Freiburg

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CDS, CDO, First-to-default Swaps, Quadratic Term Structures, Shot-noise