Kay Giesecke

Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering

Assistant Professor

473 Via Ortega

Stanford, CA 94305-9025

United States

http://www.stanford.edu/~giesecke/

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Scholarly Papers (51)

1.

Credit Risk Modeling and Valuation: An Introduction

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Dec 2003
Kay Giesecke
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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credit risk, default risk, structural approach, reduced form approach, incomplete information approach, trend, intensity, compensator

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Deep Learning for Mortgage Risk

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 23 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2018
Justin Sirignano, Apaar Sadhwani and Kay Giesecke
Imperial College London - Department of Mathematics, Stanford University and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 3,772 (2,435)
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Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Mortgages, Loans, Credit Risk, Prepayment Risk, Nonlinear Model

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An Overview of Credit Derivatives

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Kay Giesecke
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 1,435 (12,350)
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Credit derivatives, default correlation, collateralized debt obligation, portfolio credit risk, credit swap

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The Market Price of Credit Risk: The Impact of Asymmetric Information

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Oct 2003 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Kay Giesecke and Lisa R. Goldberg
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 1,230 (15,747)
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risk premium, default event risk, jump risk, incomplete information, asymmetric information, measure change

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Optimal Credit Swap Portfolios

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2018
Kay Giesecke, Baeho Kim, Jack Kim and Gerry Tsoukalas
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Korea University Business School (KUBS), Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 1,213 (16,077)
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portfolio selection, credit swap, goal program, nested expectation

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Assessing the Systemic Implications of Financial Linkages

IMF Global Financial Stability Report, Vol. 2, April 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Jun 2009
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - International Capital Markets Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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financial crisis, interconnectedness, network analysis, corisk, default intensity, perimeter of regulation, information gaps

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Dynamic Portfolio Execution

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2017
Gerry Tsoukalas, Jiang Wang and Kay Giesecke
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 951 (23,122)
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Affine Point Processes and Portfolio Credit Risk

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2010
Eymen Errais, Kay Giesecke and Lisa R. Goldberg
Stanford University, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 945 (23,334)
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Self-exciting point process, affine jump diffusion, Hawkes process, transform, portfolio credit derivative, correlated default, index and tranche swap

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Exploring the Sources of Default Clustering

Journal of Financial Economics 129 (2018), 154-183
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 May 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2018
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
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Correlated default, contagion, frailty, fitness test, time change

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Portfolio Credit Risk: Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Approaches

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Feb 2008
Kay Giesecke
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 821 (28,544)
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Portfolio credit risk, intensity, filtration, point process, credit derivative

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Default and Information

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Jun 2003
Kay Giesecke
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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incomplete information, trend, intensity, filtration

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Forecasting Extreme Financial Risk

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Dec 2004
Lisa R. Goldberg and Kay Giesecke
University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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Extreme events, normal distribution, extreme value distribution, power law, Pareto distribution, peaks over thresholds, tail index, shortfall risk, Hurst exponent, clustering, contagion, point process

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Large-Scale Loan Portfolio Selection

Operations Research, 64, 1239-1255, 2016
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2017
Justin Sirignano, Gerry Tsoukalas and Kay Giesecke
Imperial College London - Department of Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 744 (32,666)
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loan portfolio optimization, loan, mortgage, loan portfolio, portfolio optimization, default, prepayment, machine learning, law of large numbers, central limit theorem

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Risk Analysis of Collateralized Debt Obligations

Operations Research, Vol. 59, No. 1, pp. 32-49, 2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Kay Giesecke and Baeho Kim
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Korea University Business School (KUBS)
Downloads 711 (34,721)
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Correlated default risk, collateralized debt obligation, portfolio credit derivative, actual measure, point process, intensity, re-sampling, thinning, acceptance/rejection sampling, exact simulation

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A Top-Down Approach to Multi-Name Credit

Operations Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Kay Giesecke, Lisa R. Goldberg and Xiaowei Ding
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University
Downloads 670 (37,648)
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correlated defaults, point process, random thinning, single-name hedging, top-down model

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Forecasting Default in the Face of Uncertainty

Journal of Derivatives, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 14-25, 2004
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Mar 2003
Lisa R. Goldberg and Kay Giesecke
University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 660 (38,400)
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credit risk, incomplete information, pricing trend, short spreads, default barrier

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A Simple Exponential Model for Dependent Defaults

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jun 2002
Kay Giesecke
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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correlated defaults, multivariate exponential model, simulation

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Systemic Risk: What Defaults are Telling Us

Management Science, Vol. 57, No. 8, pp. 1387-1405, 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2012
Kay Giesecke and Baeho Kim
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Korea University Business School (KUBS)
Downloads 530 (51,160)
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systemic risk, hazard model, spillover, covariates, intensity

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Premia for Correlated Default Risk

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 35, No. 8, pp. 1340-1357, 2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Kay Giesecke, Shahriar Azizpour and Baeho Kim
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Korea University Business School (KUBS)
Downloads 492 (56,179)
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Correlated default, risk premium, intensity, feedback, contagion, frailty, swap, CDX, tranche, index

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Risk Analysis for Large Pools of Loans

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 24 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2017
Justin Sirignano and Kay Giesecke
Imperial College London - Department of Mathematics and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 402 (71,932)
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Loans, loan default, default risk, prepayment risk, loan prepayment, loan risk, mortgages, mortgage-backed security, asset-backed security, mortgage default, mortgage prepayment, large pools, law of large numbers, central limit theorem, data-driven models, machine learning

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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

Macroeconomic Effects of Corporate Default Crises: A Long-Term Perspective

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Feb 2012
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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financial markets, macroeconomy, corporate defaults, bank lending, collateral, business cycles

Macroeconomic Effects of Corporate Default Crises: A Long-Term Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w17854
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Feb 2012
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
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Sequential Defaults and Incomplete Information

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 May 2004
Lisa R. Goldberg and Kay Giesecke
University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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correlated defaults; incomplete information, pricing trend, intensity, simulation, first-to-default

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Correlated Default with Incomplete Information

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Nov 2001
Kay Giesecke
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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correlated defaults, default clustering, copulas, incomplete information

Correlated Default with Incomplete Information

Journal of Banking & Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 09 Jun 2003
Kay Giesecke
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering

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correlated defaults, default clustering, copulas, incomplete information

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Corporate Bond Default Risk: A 150-Year Perspective

NBER Working Paper No. w15848
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2010
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area, London Business School - Institute of Finance and Accounting and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 321 (93,070)
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Transform Analysis for Point Processes and Applications in Credit Risk

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2016
Kay Giesecke and Shilin Zhu
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Department of Statistics
Downloads 312 (96,083)
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Point process, compensator, Laplace transform, measure change, credit derivative, portfolio credit risk

Cyclical Correlations, Credit Contagion, and Portfolio Losses

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Mar 2003
Stefan Weber and Kay Giesecke
ORIE, Cornell University and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 307 (97,221)
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cyclical correlation, credit contagion, portfolio losses, voter model, Bernoulli mixture model

Cyclical Correlations, Credit Contagion, and Portfolio Losses

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Dec 2003
Stefan Weber and Kay Giesecke
ORIE, Cornell University and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering

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cyclical correlation, credit contagion, portfolio losses, voter model, Bernoulli mixture model

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Time-Changed Birth Processes and Multi-Name Credit Derivatives

Operations Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Kay Giesecke, Xiaowei Ding and Pascal Tomecek
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University and Cornell University
Downloads 301 (99,831)

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Self-affecting point process, birth process, event feedback, time change, portfolio credit derivative

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Numerical Solution of Jump-Diffusion SDEs

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2018
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 227 (133,884)
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discretization scheme, jump-diffusion, time-change, weak order of convergence

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Monte Carlo Algorithms for Default Timing Problems

Management Science, Vol. 57, No. 12, pp. 2115-2129, 2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2012
Kay Giesecke, Baeho Kim and Shilin Zhu
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Korea University Business School (KUBS) and Stanford University - Department of Statistics
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Exact Sampling of Jump-Diffusions

Operations Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2013
Kay Giesecke and Dmitry Smelov
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 222 (136,805)
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Estimating Tranche Spreads by Loss Process Simulation

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Jul 2007
Baeho Kim and Kay Giesecke
Korea University Business School (KUBS) and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 210 (144,244)

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point process, simulation, credit derivative

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Credit Contagion and Aggregate Losses

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Nov 2002
Stefan Weber and Kay Giesecke
ORIE, Cornell University and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 201 (150,262)
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credit contagion, business partner network, credit portfolio loss distribution, portfolio loss volatility, voter model

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Exact and Efficient Simulation of Correlated Defaults

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2010
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Toho University
Downloads 165 (179,439)
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Correlated Default Risk, Portfolio Credit Risk, Intensity, Simulation, Variance Reduction, Intensity Model

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Exact Simulation of Point Processes with Stochastic Intensities

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2010
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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Point Process, Stochastic Intensity, Filtering, Filtration

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Filtered Likelihood for Point Processes

Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 204, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2018
Kay Giesecke and Gustavo Schwenkler
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 153 (191,334)
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point process, filtering, parametric maximum likelihood, asymptotic theory, likelihood approximation

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Optimal Importance Sampling of Default Losses

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2014
Kay Giesecke and Alexander Shkolnik
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Downloads 149 (195,543)
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Simulating Point Processes by Intensity Projection

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 130 (218,238)

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Point process simulation, exact simulation, stochastic intensity, affine point process

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Sequential Importance Sampling and Resampling for Dynamic Portfolio Credit Risk

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2011
Shaojie Deng, Kay Giesecke and Tze Lai
Stanford University - Department of Statistics, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Department of Statistics
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Inference for Large Financial Systems

Boston University Questrom School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2019
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and Imperial College London - Department of Mathematics
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Interacting stochastic systems, likelihood inference, weak limits, large system asymptotics, indirect inference

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Large Portfolio Asymptotics for Loss from Default

Mathematical Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2013
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Brown University - Division of Applied Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Mathematics and Imperial College London - Department of Mathematics
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law of large numbers, loss distribution, interacting point processes, portfolio credit risk

Large Portfolio Asymptotics for Loss from Default

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 25, Issue 1, pp. 77-114, 2015
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jan 2015
Kay Giesecke, Richard Sowers and Justin Sirignano
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Mathematics and Imperial College London - Department of Mathematics
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law of large numbers, interacting point process, credit risk

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Default Clustering in Large Portfolios: Typical Events

Annals of Applied Probability, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2012
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Brown University - Division of Applied Mathematics and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Mathematics
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Large Portfolio, Self-Exciting Defaults, Mean-Field, law of large numbers

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Fluctuation Analysis for the Loss from Default

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2014
Brown University - Division of Applied Mathematics, Imperial College London - Department of Mathematics and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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CLT, fluctuations analysis, portfolio loss, risk management, approximation

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Simulated Likelihood Estimators for Discretely Observed Jump-Diffusions

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2018
Kay Giesecke and Gustavo Schwenkler
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Boston University - Questrom School of Business
Downloads 89 (284,321)
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Density estimator, parameter estimator, exact simulation, simulated likelihood

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Variation-Based Tests for Volatility Misspecification

Journal of Econometrics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2016
Alex Papanicolaou and Kay Giesecke
University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 69 (330,192)

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volatility testing, diffusion processes, goodness-of-fit tests

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Reducing Bias in Event Time Simulations via Measure Changes

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2018
Kay Giesecke and Alexander Shkolnik
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
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Towards Explainable AI: Significance Tests for Neural Networks

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Mar 2019
Enguerrand Horel and Kay Giesecke
Stanford University - Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 28 (474,840)
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Securitization and the Growth of Subprime Mortgage Lending

Posted: 18 May 2016
Michael Ohlrogge and Kay Giesecke
New York University School of Law and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering

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Mortgage Securitization, Natural Experiment, Ratings, Subprime Mortgages

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Transform Analysis for Point Processes and Applications in Credit Risk

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 23, Issue 4, pp. 742-762, 2013
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Aug 2013
Kay Giesecke and Shilin Zhu
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Department of Statistics
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point process, transform, compensator, equivalent measure change

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Analytical Approximations for Loan and Credit Derivatives Portfolios

Posted: 29 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2015
Kay Giesecke, Jack Kim and Hideyuki Takada
Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering, Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering and Toho University

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profit and loss distribution, correlated defaults, mark-to-market, short-term approximation

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In Search of a Modigliani-Miller Economy

Journal of Investment Management, Vol. 2, No. 3, Third Quarter 2004
Posted: 16 Sep 2004
Lisa R. Goldberg and Kay Giesecke
University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering

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Credit risk, leverage ratio, incomplete information model, Modigliani-Miller theorem, Merton model