A Simplified Firm Value-Based Risky Discount Bond Pricing Model
AbstractThis paper proposes a simplified risky discount bond pricing model based on Longstaff and Schwartz (1995). The advantage of this model is that it yields a closed form solution for probability of default. Also, a practical feature with our model is that computing durations and other risk management tools become computationally less expensive, while the appealing properties in the LS model are preserved. The numerical comparisons show that the differences in credit spreads between this model and Longstaff and Schwartz are within a few basis points for fairly general parameter values. Moreover, the computational time is shown remarkably reduced by the simplified model. Sensitivity analysis of credit spread with respect to different parameter values is presented.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. in its journal Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies.
Volume (Year): 10 (2007)
Issue (Month): 03 ()
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://www.worldscinet.com/rpbfmp/rpbfmp.shtml
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- G1 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets
- G2 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services
- G3 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Tai Tone Lim).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.