Van Son Lai

Université Laval

FSA ULaval

Quebec G1V 0A6

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Bank Moral Hazard and the Introduction of Official Deposit Insurance in Canada

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Mar 2002
Jean-Pierre Gueyie and Van Son Lai
University of Quebec in Montreal-Department of Finance and Université Laval
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Moral Hazard, Risk-Taking, Capital, Deposit Insurance, Bank Regulation

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An Analysis of Private Loan Guarantee Portfolios

EFMA 2002 London Meetings , Journal of Fixed Income, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2006, pp. 55-64
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Université Laval - Département de Finance et Assurance, Université Laval and Laval University
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An Analysis of Government Loan Guarantees and Direct Investment through Public-Private Partnerships

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Van Son Lai and Issouf Soumaré
Université Laval and Laval University
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Government loan guarantee, financial guarantees, government direct investment, public-private partnership (PPP)

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Project Risk Choices Under Privately Guaranteed Debt Financing

Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Issouf Soumaré, Van Son Lai and Paul Angoua
Laval University, Université Laval and National Bank of Canada
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Equilibrium, Endogenous risk choices, Financial guarantee, Insurance, Moral hazard, Risk sharing

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Risk-Based Capital and Credit Insurance Portfolios

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Feb 2009
Van Son Lai and Issouf Soumaré
Université Laval and Laval University
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Correlation, Credit insurance, Credit risk, Maturity

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Banks’ Capital Buffers, Risk and Performance in the Canadian Banking System: Impact of Business Cycles and Regulatory Changes

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 37, No. 9, 2013
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Université Laval, Université Laval, Laval University and Ministry of Finance, Quebec
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Capital Buffer, Risk, Performance, Basel Accords, Regulation, Business Cycles, Canadian Banks

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How Does the Stock Market View Bank Regulatory Capital Forbearance Policies?

Forthcoming, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 10 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2019
Van Son Lai and Xiaoxia Ye
Université Laval and University of Liverpool Management School
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Bank regulatory closure rules or policy parameter, bank insolvency, regulatory forbearance, market-based closure rules, financial crises

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The Effects of Maturity Choices on Loan Guarantee Portfolios

Journal of Risk Finance, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2006, pp. 237-254.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 15 May 2015
Laval University, Université Laval and Université Laval - Département de Finance et Assurance
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Contingent-claims analysis, Credit risk, Financial guarantee, Insurance, Maturity choices, Project implementation

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Basel III Capital Buffer Requirements and Credit Union Prudential Regulation: Canadian Evidence

Journal of Financial Stability, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 04 May 2017
Hélyoth Hessou and Van Son Lai
Laval University and Université Laval
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Capital regulation, Credit union capital, Business cycle fluctuations, Countercyclical capital buffer, Conservative capital buffer, Basel III

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Hedging Portfolios of Financial Guarantees

Journal of Risk, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2008-2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Feb 2009
Van Son Lai, Yves Langlois and Issouf Soumaré
Université Laval, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Laval University
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Financial guarantee, Credit insurance, Dynamic hedging, Portfolio replication

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Cat Bond Spreads: A New Model with an Empirical Validation Using Nonparametric Tests

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 May 2016 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2017
Laval University, Faculté d'Administration, Département de Finance et Assurance, Students, Université Laval and Université Laval - Faculté des Sciences et Génie
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Pricing CAT bonds, HARA, Statistical analyses of CAT bond spreads, Nonparametric specification tests, Econometric pricing models, Out-of-sample analysis

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The Valuation of Catastrophe Bonds with Exposure to Currency Exchange Risk

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Feb 2014
Université Laval, BNP Paribas - BNP Paribas Investment Partners and Université Laval
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CAT bond valuation, catastrophic and currency exchange risk, jump-diffusion

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Option Pricing Under Regime-Switching Models: Novel Approaches Removing Path-Dependence

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2018
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Université Laval and Laval University, Faculté d'Administration, Département de Finance et Assurance, Students
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Option pricing, Regime-switching, Hidden Markov Models, Esscher transform, Path-dependence

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Insurance Firms’ Capital Adjustment, Profitability, and Insolvency Risk Under Underwriting Cycles

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Oct 2015
Alaa Guidara and Van Son Lai
Université Laval and Université Laval
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Capital adjustment level/speed, Insolvency risk, Profitability, Underwriting cycles, Property-liability insurance

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A General Class of Distortion Operators for Pricing Contingent Claims with Applications to CAT Bonds

Forthcoming Scandinavian Actuarial Journal
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2019
Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Université Laval and Laval University, Faculté d'Administration, Département de Finance et Assurance, Students
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Distortion operator, Arbitrage-free pricing, Wang transform, Insurance pricing, Contingent claim pricing, Pricing of CAT bonds, Distortion risk measure

16.

On the Value of Municipal Bond Insurance: An Empirical Analysis

Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 May 2013
Van Son Lai and Xueying Zhang
Université Laval and ShanDong University of Finance and Economics
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Municipal bonds, bond insurance, yields at issue, business cycles

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Hedging Flood Losses Using Cat Bonds

Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 May 2015
Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.,, Université Laval, Laval University and Université Laval - Département de Finance et Assurance
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Cat bond, Catastrophe bond, Catastrophe risk, Floods, Insurance, Risk management, Risk transfer, Securitization

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A Characterization of CAT Bond Performance Indices

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Mar 2018
Laval University, Faculté d'Administration, Département de Finance et Assurance, Students, Université Laval and Concordia University, Quebec - Department of Mathematics & Statistics
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Catastrophe bonds, CAT bond Swiss Re indices, Regime-switching GARCH models

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Basel III Capital Buffers and Canadian Credit Unions Lending: Impact of the Credit Cycle and the Business Cycle

International Review of Financial Analysis, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Feb 2018
Hélyoth Hessou and Van Son Lai
Laval University and Université Laval
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Réplication D'Obligations Risquées Avec Des Modèles D'Options (Hedging Risky Bonds with Options Models)

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Mar 2015
Asshvin Gajadharsingh and Van Son Lai
Université Laval - Faculté d'Administration and Université Laval
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Are Market Views on Banking Industry Useful for Forecasting Economic Growth?

Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Nov 2018
Van Son Lai, Xiaoxia Ye and Lu Zhao
Université Laval, University of Liverpool Management School and Stockholm University - Stockholm Business School
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Bank regulation, Regulatory forbearance, Forecasting, Economic growth

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Risk-Based Capital and Credit Insurance Portfolios

Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 21-45, February 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Jan 2010
Van Son Lai and Issouf Soumaré
Université Laval and Laval University
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Reinsurance or Cat Bond? How to Optimally Combine Both

Journal of Fixed Income, Forthcoming, https://doi.org/10.3905/jfi.2017.27.2.065
Posted: 21 May 2019
Denis-Alexandre Trottier and Van Son Lai
Laval University, Faculté d'Administration, Département de Finance et Assurance, Students and Université Laval

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Catastrophe bonds, Reinsurance, Risk management, Contingent claims analysis

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Revisiting Interest Rate Swap Valuation with Counterparty Risk, Wrong-Way Risk and OIS Discount

Journal of Fixed Income, 2017, https://doi.org/10.3905/jfi.2017.26.3.063
Posted: 20 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 21 May 2019
Ayoub Gargouri, Van Son Lai and Issouf Soumaré
Laval University, Faculté d'Administration, Département de Finance et Assurance, Students, Université Laval and Laval University

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Interest Rate Swap, Counterparty Credit Risk, Credit Value Adjustment (CVA), Wrong-Way Risk, Overnight Indexed Swap (OIS)

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The Strategic Capital Budgeting Process: A Review of Theories and Practices

Real Options in Capital Investment: New Contributions, L. Trigeorgis (Ed.), Praeger Publishers, 1995, 69-86
Posted: 17 Mar 2015
Van Son Lai and Lenos Trigeorgis
Université Laval and University of Cyprus - Department of Public and Business Administration

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Economic Capital for Bond Insurers

Journal of Fixed Income, Winter 2010, vol. 19, n° 3, 47-65
Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Luc Grégoire, Van Son Lai and Issouf Soumaré
Independent, Université Laval and Laval University

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An Empirical Investigation of Asset-Liability Management of Small Us Commercial Banks

Applied Financial Economics, 7, 1997, 525-536
Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Van Son Lai and M. Kabir Hassan
Université Laval and University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance

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Market Discipline of Canadian Banks’ Letters of Credit Activities: An Empirical Examination

The Service Industries Journal, Issue 22.4, 2002, 187-208
Posted: 16 Mar 2015
M. Kabir Hassan, Van Son Lai and Min-Teh Yu
University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance, Université Laval and National Chiao Tung University

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Credit Enhancement and Loan Default Risk Premiums

Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, vol. 19, 3, 2002, 301-312
Posted: 16 Mar 2015
Chuang-Chang Chang, Van Son Lai and Min-Teh Yu
National Central University at Taiwan - Department of Finance, Université Laval and National Chiao Tung University

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The Impact of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act on the Financial Services Industry

Journal of Economics and Finance 28, 3, 2004, 333-347
Posted: 16 Mar 2015
University of Newcastle (Australia) - Newcastle Business School, University of New Orleans - College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Finance and Université Laval

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Thrift Viability and Traditional Mortgage Lending: A Simultaneous Equations Analysis of the Risk-Return Trade-Off

The Journal of Real Estate Research, vol. 13, 2, 1997, 155-175.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015
University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Department of Finance, Université Laval and Florida Atlantic University

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On Financial Guarantee Insurance Under Stochastic Interest Rates

The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance Theory, 19, 1994, 119-137.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015
Van Son Lai and M. Michel Gendron
Université Laval and Université Laval - Département de Finance et Assurance

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On the Valuation of Private Loan Guarantees: Wealth Effects and Government Insurance Protection

Research in Finance, vol. 12, 1995, 141-181.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015
Van Son Lai
Université Laval

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The Effects of Variations in Laxity (or Strictness) of Closure Rules on the Valuation of Deposit Insurance

THE FINANCIAL REVIEW, Vol. 31 No. 4 NOVEMBER 1996 PP. 721-746
Posted: 09 Mar 2015
Van Son Lai
Université Laval

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An Analysis of Private Loan Guarantees

Journal of Financial Services Research (1992) 6:223-248
Posted: 09 Mar 2015
Van Son Lai
Université Laval

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Coinsurance and Private-Public Partnership in Deposit Insurance

Research in Finance, vol. 15, 1997, 275-303.
Posted: 08 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2015
Van Son Lai and Stephan Warywoda
Université Laval and Université Laval - Faculté d'Administration

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On the Value of Municipal Bond Insurance: An Empirical Analysis

Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments, Vol. 22, Issue 4, pp. 209-228, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Van Son Lai and Xueying Zhang
Université Laval and ShanDong University of Finance and Economics
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Municipal bonds, bond insurance, yields at issue, interest rates, business cycles

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The Effectiveness of Bank Measures of Capital: A Canadian Study

Posted: 29 Sep 1999
Daniel Coulombe, Van Son Lai and Robert Mathieu
Université Laval - Département des Sciences Comptables, Université Laval and Wilfrid Laurier University

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