Raquel M. Gaspar

ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa

Associate Professor

Rua Miguel Lupi, 20

room 510

Lisbon, 1249-078

Portugal

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Scholarly Papers (47)

1.

Historical VaR for Bonds - A New Approach

in Proceedings of the 8th Portuguese Finance Network Conference (Ed. by L. Coelho and R. Peixinho), ISBN 978-989-20-4584, Portugal, pp. 1951-1970
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 29 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2016
Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL), New University of Lisbon - Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT), ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and University of Lisbon - Faculty of Science and Technology
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Liquidity Risk and Solvency II

Insurance Markets and Companies: Analyses and Actuarial Computations, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 85-96
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2010
Raquel M. Gaspar and Hugo Sousa
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Liquidity Risk, Value-at-Risk, Solvency II, Insurance Regulation

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Convexity Adjustments for ATS Models

ISEG Advance Working Paper No. 9/2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 May 2009 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2016
Raquel M. Gaspar and Agatha Murgoci
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and Independent
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affine term structure, convexity adjustments, CMS, LIBOR in arrears

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Investment Analysis of Autocallable Contingent Income Securities

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 71, pp. 61–83, May/June 2015.
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2015
Rui A. Albuquerque, Raquel M. Gaspar and Allen Michel
Boston College, Carroll School of Management, ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and Boston University, Questrom School of Business
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Interest Rate Theory and Geometry

Portugaliae Mathematica, Vol. 67, No. 3, pp. 321-367, 2010
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2023
Tomas Bjork and Raquel M. Gaspar
Stockholm School of Economics - Swedish House of Finance and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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Interest Rate Models, Arbitrage Theory, Stochastic Processes, Martingales,PDEs, ODEs, Manifolds, Potentials, Finite Dimensional Realizations

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Portfolio Insurance — A Comparison of Alternative Strategies

Advance Working Paper Series, N.2/2011
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jul 2013
Jorge Costa and Raquel M. Gaspar
Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) - Advance Research Center and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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Correlation Between Intensity and Recovery in Credit Risk Models

SSE/EFI Working paper Series in Economics and Finance No. 614
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2009
Raquel M. Gaspar and Irina Slinko
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and Swedbank, Group Risk Control
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Credit risk, sistematic risk, intensity models, recovery, credit spreads

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On Recovery and Intensity's Correlation - A New Class of Credit Risk Models

Journal of Credit Risk, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 1-33
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2010
Raquel M. Gaspar and Irina Slinko
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and Swedbank, Group Risk Control
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Credit risk, Sistematic risk, Intensity models, Recovery, Credit spreads

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Liquidity Risk Premia: An Empirical Analysis of European Corporate Bond Yields

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jan 2011
Raquel M. Gaspar and Patrícia Pereira
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and SGFP Bank of Portugal
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Liquidity Premium, Credit Risk, Yield Corporate Spread, CDS Spread

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General Quadratic Term Structures for Bond, Futures, and Forward Prices

SSE/EFI Working Papers Series in Economics and Finance, No. 559
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2008
Raquel M. Gaspar
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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term structure, bond price, futures price, forward price, affine term structure, quadratic term structure

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Quadratic Models for Portfolio Credit Risk with Shot-Noise Effects

SSE/EFI Economics and Finance Working Paper No. 616
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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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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Machine Learning Vasicek Model Calibration with Gaussian Processes

Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, Vol. 41, 1-11
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2023
João Beleza Sousa, Manuel L. Esquível and Raquel M. Gaspar
Independent, New University of Lisbon - Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT) and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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Vasicek interest rate model, Arbitrage free risk neutral measure, Calibration, Gaussian processes for machine learning, Zero coupon bond prices

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LIBOR Convexity Adjustments for the Vasicek and Cox-Ingersoll-Ross Models

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Oct 2015
Bruno Gaminha, Raquel M. Gaspar and Orlando Oliveira
Universidade de Coimbra, ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and Universidade de Coimbra
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Convexity adjustments, LIBOR-in-arrears, Vasicek, CIR

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Finite Dimensional Markovian Realizations for Forward Price Term Structure Models

STOCHASTIC FINANCE, M. Grossinho, A. Shyriaev, M. Esquvel, P. Oliveira, eds. , Chapter 10, pp. 265-320, Springer Verlag Publisher, 2006
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2008
Raquel M. Gaspar
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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forward prices, term structures, state space models, Markovian realizations, HJM models

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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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Implied Volatility and Forward Price Term Structures

Advance Working Paper Series ISEG, n. 3/2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Mar 2014
Raquel M. Gaspar
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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Implied volatility, forward prices, term structures, finite realizations

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On Swap Rate Dynamics: To Freeze or Not to Freeze?

International Journal of Computer Mathematics, 94:11, 2208-2222
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2020
Raquel M. Gaspar and Rita Pimentel
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and University of Lisbon - CEMAT
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drift freeze, low variance martingale, instantaneous forward rate, yield curve

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On Path–dependency of Constant Proportion Portfolio Insurance Strategies

REM Working Paper 094-2019
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Aug 2020
João Carvalho, Raquel M. Gaspar and João Beleza Sousa
Unipartner, ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL)
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Portfolio Insurance, CPPI, OBPI, SLPI, path-dependencies, cash-lock, Conditioned GBM Simulations

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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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Counterparty and Liquidity Risk — An Analysis of the Negative Basis

Advance Working Paper Series, N.3/2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Jul 2013
Vladimir Fonseca and Raquel M. Gaspar
Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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Credit Default Swaps, CDS, Bond, Basis, Counterparty Risk, Liquidity Risk

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Neural Network Pricing of American Put Options

Risks 8, 73, 2020
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Aug 2020
Raquel M. Gaspar, Sara Lopes and Bernardo Sequeira
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa, ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa and ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa
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machine learning, neural networks, American put options, least-squares Monte Carlo

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Design risk: the curse of CPPIs

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Nov 2023
Raquel M. Gaspar and João Beleza Sousa
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL)
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Cash-lock, Conditioned GBM Simulations, CPPI, OBPI, SLPI, Path-dependencies.

24.

Accuracy of European Stock Target Prices

Almeida, J. and R.M. Gaspar (2021). Accuracy of European Stock Target Prices. Journal of Risk and Financial Management 14 (9): 443.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 06 May 2024
Joana Almeida and Raquel M. Gaspar
ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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target prices, forecast accuracy, panel data analysis

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Expectation Hypothesis Bias: Risk Aversion versus Stochastic Adjustments

ADVANCE working paper Series, n. 1/2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Mar 2014
Renato França and Raquel M. Gaspar
Willis Towers Watson and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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Investors' Perpective on Portfolio Insurance - Expected Utility vs Prospect Theories

Portuguese Economics Journal 22(1), 49-79.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 May 2018 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2023
Raquel M. Gaspar and Paulo M. Silva
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and Lusitania
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Portfolio Insurance, Expected Utility, Prospect Theory, Cumulative Prospect Theory, Monte Carlo Simulation

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On the bias of the Unbiased Expectation Theory

França, R. and R.M. Gaspar (2024). On the Bias of the Unbiased Expectation Theory. Mathematics 12 (1), 105, 1-20.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Dec 2023 Last Revised: 06 May 2024
Renato França and Raquel M. Gaspar
Willis Towers Watson and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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Spot rates, Forward rates, Expectation Hypothesis, Vasicek model, CIR model

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Default Propensity Implicit in Pulled to Par V@r for Bonds

Discussiones Mathematicae Probability and Statistics 37 (2017) 79–99
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Aug 2020
Manuel L. Esquível, Raquel M. Gaspar and João Beleza Sousa
FCT, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL)
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value-at-risk, bonds, default probability, recovery given default

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Security Selection and Post-modern Portfolio Theory: An Application to the European Stock Market

in Mean-Variance Theory: applications and risks, ISBN 978-989-20-9276-8, Chapter 2, pp. 33-62, 2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Oct 2023
Raquel M. Gaspar and Emilia Rocha
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and Independent
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Mean-variance theory, post-modern portfolio theory

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Model Risk Embedded in Return Generating Models

in Mean-Variance Theory: applications and risks, ISBN 978-989-20-9276-8, Chapter 3, pp. 65-94, 2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Oct 2023
Augusto Frade and Raquel M. Gaspar
Independent and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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Mean-variance theory, constant correlation model, multi-factor model

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Estimation Risk and Robust Mean Variance

in Mean-Variance Theory: applications and risks, Chapter 4, pp. 95-120, 2018
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Oct 2023
Joao Cardoso and Raquel M. Gaspar
Independent and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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Mean-variance theory, robust estimation

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Evolution of Tangent Portfolios for European Stock Market from 2000 to 2014

Mean-Variance Theory: Applications and Risks, ISBN 978-989-20-9276-8, Chapter 1, pp. 3-32, 2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Nov 2023
Raquel M. Gaspar and Maria Ines Trindade
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and Independent
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mean-variance theory, european stocks

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Consumer Confidence and Stock Markets' Returns

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Mar 2024
Raquel M. Gaspar and Xu Jiaming
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Consumer confidence index, Stock returns, Granger causality

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Pulled-to-Par Returns for Zero-Coupon Bonds Historical Simulation Value at Risk

Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 14 (30), 2020
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2023
João Beleza Sousa, Manuel L. Esquível and Raquel M. Gaspar
Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL), FCT, Universidade Nova de Lisboa and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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Solvency II - An Important Case in Applied VAR

The VaR Modeling Handbook: Practical Applications in Alternative Investments, Banking, Insurance and Portfolio Management, G.N. Gregoriou, ed., Ch. 12, McGraw-Hill, ISBN: 9780071625159
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2023
Technical University of Lisbon (UTL) - School of Economics and Management, ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and ISP - Instituto de Seguros de Portugal
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Value-at-Risk, Financial risk regulation, insurance regulation, Solvency II

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Convexity Adjustments

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF QUANTITATIVE FINANCE, R. Cont, ed., Wiley, 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2023
Raquel M. Gaspar and Agatha Murgoci
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and Independent
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convexity adjustment, LIBOR rate, swap rates, in-arrears products, CMS, forward price, futures

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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
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2023
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

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Relativistic Option Pricing

Carvalho, V.H. and R.M. Gaspar (2021). Relativistic Option Pricing. International Journal of Financial Studies, 9 (2), 32.
Number of pages: 24
Vitor H. Carvalho and Raquel M. Gaspar
ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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econophysics, spacetime finance, proper time, time dilation

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Robo Advising and Investor Profiling

Gaspar, R.M. and M. Oliveira (2024). Robo Advising and Investor Profiling. FinTech 3 (1), 102-115.
Number of pages: 14
Raquel M. Gaspar and Madalena Oliveira
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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robo advisor, mean-variance theory, expected utility theory, Sharpe ratio

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Empirics on CPPIs

Posted: 18 May 2018 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2023
Raquel M. Gaspar
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa

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Portfolio Insurance, Design Risk, CPPI, Empirical Simulation

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Empirical Simulation Analytics in Financial Engineering

Posted: 18 May 2018
Raquel M. Gaspar
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa

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Empirical Simulation, Big Data, Risk analytics

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Vegetative cycle and bankruptcy predictors of agricultural firms

Céu, M.S. and R.M. Gaspar (2022). Vegetative cycle and bankruptcy predictors of agricultural firms. Agricultural Economics 68 (12): 445-454.
Number of pages: 10
Mário S. Céu and Raquel M. Gaspar
ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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agriculture, bankruptcy prediction, financial ratios, non-perennial, perennial

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Financial distress in European vineyards and olive groves

Céu, M.S. and R.M. Gaspar (2024). Financial Distress in European Vineyards and Olive Groves. New Medit - A Mediterranean Journal of Economics, Agriculture and Environment XXIII (1), 31-55.
Number of pages: 23
Mário S. Céu and Raquel M. Gaspar
ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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Agriculture, Financial distress, Prediction models, ROC curves

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Portfolio Performance of European Target Prices

Almeida, J. and R.M. Gaspar (2023). Portfolio performance of European target prices, Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 16 (8), 347.
Number of pages: 28
Joana Almeida and Raquel M. Gaspar
ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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target prices, portfolio performance, mean-variance theory

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In memoriam: Tomas Björk (1947–2021). On his career and beyond

Gaspar, R.M. and M. Khapko (2023). In memoriam: Tomas Björk (1947-2021), On his career and beyond. Finance and Stochastics 27 (4) , 867-885.
Number of pages: 19
Raquel M. Gaspar and Mariana Khapko
ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa and University of Toronto - Finance Area
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In memoriam, Legacy, Financial mathematics, Interest rate theory, Time-inconsistent control, Pedagogical impact, Mentorship

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Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions: Analysis of Southern African Development Community (SADC) Member Countries

Agostinho, E. and R.M. Gaspar (2021). Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions: an analysis of Southern African Development Countries. Journal of Business & Economic Policy, 8 (1), 12-23.
Number of pages: 12
Elsa Agostinho and Raquel M. Gaspar
affiliation not provided to SSRN and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa
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Microfinance, Financial Efficiency, Social Efficiency, DEA, SADC

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On Risk Parity Performance

Filho, E. and R.M. Gaspar (2024). On risk parity performance. The Journal of Portfolio Management 50 (5), 103-131.
Émerson Filho and Raquel M. Gaspar
KPMG and ISEG and Cemapre/REM, Universidade de Lisboa

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risk parity, mean-variance theory, portfolio performance.