Lara Cathcart

Imperial College Business School

Associate Professor in Finance

South Kensington Campus

Exhibition Road

London SW7 2AZ, SW7 2AZ

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (13)

Distressed Debt Restructuring in the Presence of Credit Default Swaps

Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2015
Mascia Bedendo, Lara Cathcart and Lina El-Jahel
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College Business School and University of Auckland
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Credit default swaps, empty creditors, debt restructuring

In- and Out-of-Court Debt Restructuring in the Presence of Credit Default Swaps

CAREFIN Research Paper No. 24/2010
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Apr 2011
Mascia Bedendo, Lara Cathcart and Lina El-Jahel
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College Business School and University of Auckland
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Defaultable Bonds and Default Correlation

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Nov 2002
Lara Cathcart and Lina El-Jahel
Imperial College Business School and University of Auckland
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Reputational Shocks and the Information Content of Credit Ratings

Journal of Financial Stability, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2017
Mascia Bedendo, Lara Cathcart and Lina El-Jahel
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College Business School and University of Auckland
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Credit rating agencies, Rating announcements, Reputational shocks, Regulation

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Do Sovereign Credit Default Swaps Represent a Clean Measure of Sovereign Default Risk? A Factor Model Approach

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2013
Saad Badaoui, Lara Cathcart and Lina El-Jahel
EDHEC Business School/EDHEC Risk Institute, Imperial College Business School and University of Auckland
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Sovereign CDS spreads, Default and Liquidity Intensities, Grid Search Method and Exponential Affine Models

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News Sentiment and Sovereign Credit Risk

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2019
Lara Cathcart, Nina Gotthelf, Matthias Uhl and Yining Shi
Imperial College Business School, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and Yining Shi
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CDS, Sovereign Risk, Credit Risk Premium, Media Tone

News Sentiment and Sovereign Credit Risk

European Financial Management, Vol. 26, Issue 2, pp. 261-287, 2020
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 May 2020
Lara Cathcart, Nina Gotthelf, Matthias Uhl and Yining Shi
Imperial College Business School, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance, University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance and Yining Shi
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CDS, credit risk premium, media tone, sovereign risk

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Implied Liquidity Risk Premium in the Term Structure of Sovereign Credit Default Swap and Bond Spreads

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Saad Badaoui, Lara Cathcart and Lina El-Jahel
EDHEC Business School/EDHEC Risk Institute, Imperial College Business School and University of Auckland
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term structure of sovereign credit default swaps, maximum likelihood, Kalman filter, liquidity risk

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The Risk-Based Capital Credit Crunch Hypothesis, a Dual Perspective

Paris December 2012 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI-AFFI Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2013
Lara Cathcart, Lina El-Jahel and Ravel Jabbour
Imperial College Business School, University of Auckland and Imperial College Business School
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Banking, Capital Structure, Financial Crisis

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The Differential Impact of Leverage on the Default Risk of Small and Large Firms

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 17 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2019
Imperial College Business School, ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading, Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF) and ICMA Centre - Henley Business School, University of Reading
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Media, Economic Activity and Macroeconomic Expectations

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 13 May 2019 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2020
Salim Baz, Lara Cathcart and Alexander Michaelides
Imperial College Business School, Imperial College Business School and Imperial College Business School
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Media, business cycles, recession, expectations, coincident and leading indicators, imperfect knowledge, rational inattention, narratives

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Market and Model Credit Default Swap Spreads: Mind the Gap!

European Financial Management, Vol. 17, Issue 4, pp. 655-678, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Aug 2011
Mascia Bedendo, Lara Cathcart and Lina Elā€Jahel
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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equity volatility, credit spreads, structural models, G21, C22, G10

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Corporate Bankruptcy and Banking Competition: The Effect of Financial Leverage

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2021
Imperial College Business School, ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading, Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF) and ICMA Centre - Henley Business School, University of Reading
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Banking Competition, Default Risk, Financial Leverage, Syndicated Loans

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Market Vs Model Credit Default Swap Spreads: Mind the Gap!

European Financial Management, Forthcoming
Posted: 06 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2010
Lara Cathcart, Lina El-Jahel and Mascia Bedendo
Imperial College Business School, University of Auckland and University of Bologna - Department of Management

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Equity volatility, Credit spreads, Structural models , Trading strategies

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The Shape of the Term Structure of Credit Spreads: An Empirical Investigation

Journal of Financial Research, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2007
Posted: 17 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2010
Mascia Bedendo, Lara Cathcart and Lina El-Jahel
University of Bologna - Department of Management, Imperial College Business School and University of Auckland

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Credit spreads, term structure, level, slope, curvature

Other Papers (2)

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The Differential Impact of Leverage on the Default Risk of Small and Large Firms

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 May 2018
Lara Cathcart, Alfonso Dufour and Ludovico Rossi
Imperial College Business School, ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading and Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros (CUNEF)
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Bankruptcy, Small and Medium Enterprises, Leverage

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The Correlation Structure of the CDS Market: An Empirical Investigation

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2014
Leo Evans, Lina El-Jahel and Lara Cathcart
Imperial College Business School, University of Auckland and Imperial College Business School

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Credit Correlation, Clustering, Principle Components Analysis, Ratingsma separated]