Extreme Value Theory for Tail-Related Risk Measures
AbstractMany fields of modern science and engineering have to deal with events which are rare but have significant consequences. Extreme value theory is considered to provide the basis for the statistical modeling of such extremes. The potential of extreme value theory applied to financial problems has only been recognized recently. This paper aims at introducing the fundamentals of extreme value theory as well as practical aspects for estimating and assessing statistical models for tail-related risk measures.
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 InfoPaper provided by International Center for Financial Asset Management and Engineering in its series FAME Research Paper Series with number rp18.
Date of creation: Oct 2000
Date of revision:
Contact details of provider:
Postal: 40 bd. du Pont d'Arve, Case postale 3, CH - 1211 Geneva 4
Phone: 41 22 / 312 09 61
Fax: 41 22 / 312 10 26
Web page: http://www.swissfinanceinstitute.ch
More information through EDIRC
Extreme Value Theory; Generalized Pareto Distribution; Generalized Extreme Value Distribution; Quantile Estimation; Risk Measures; Maximum Likelihood Estimation; Profile Likelihood Confidence Intervals.;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General
- C19 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Other
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Byström, Hans, 2001.
"Extreme Value Theory and Extremely Large Electricity Price Changes,"
2001:19, Lund University, Department of Economics.
- Bystrom, Hans N. E., 2005. "Extreme value theory and extremely large electricity price changes," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 14(1), pages 41-55.
- Cristina Sommacampagna, 2002. "Stima del Value-at-Risk con il Filtro di Kalman," Rivista di Politica Economica, SIPI Spa, vol. 92(6), pages 147-174, November-.
- Bystrom, Hans N. E., 2004.
"Managing extreme risks in tranquil and volatile markets using conditional extreme value theory,"
International Review of Financial Analysis,
Elsevier, vol. 13(2), pages 133-152.
- Byström, Hans, 2001. "Managing Extreme Risks in Tranquil and Volatile Markets Using Conditional Extreme Value Theory," Working Papers 2001:18, Lund University, Department of Economics.
- Mahfuzul Haque & Oscar Varela, 2010. "Safety-first portfolio optimization after September 11, 2001," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 11(1), pages 20-61, January.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Marilyn Barja).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.