Survival Mixture Model for Credit Risk Analysis
The survival mixture model, which is an extension of the ordinary survival model that allows the existence of a fraction of the borrowers to be risk-free, is applied to credit risk analysis. In a regression setting, the effect of borrowers' characteristics on both the risk-free probability and default risk can be assessed simultaneously. Using the C statistic as a measure of accuracy, the survival mixture model shows improved power to discriminate between good' and bad' customers, when compared with other commonly used statistical models for credit risk analysis. A simulation study is conducted to assess the performance of the proposed numerical estimation method. The survival mixture model not only concentrates on the time-to-default of the borrowers, it also predicts the probability of being risk-free. It provides additional information about the borrowers' default risk in relation to their characteristics, which assists the lending institutions to better manage credit risk.
If 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.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
Volume (Year): 4 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (July)
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: https://www.degruyter.com|
|Order Information:||Web: https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/apjri|
References listed on IDEAS
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Bart Baesens & Rudy Setiono & Christophe Mues & Jan Vanthienen, 2003. "Using Neural Network Rule Extraction and Decision Tables for Credit-Risk Evaluation," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 49(3), pages 312-329, March.
- Wiginton, John C., 1980. "A Note on the Comparison of Logit and Discriminant Models of Consumer Credit Behavior," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Cambridge University Press, vol. 15(03), pages 757-770, September.
- A. C. Antonakis & M. E. Sfakianakis, 2009. "Assessing naive Bayes as a method for screening credit applicants," Journal of Applied Statistics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(5), pages 537-545.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:bpj:apjrin:v:4:y:2010:i:2:n:5. See general 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: (Peter Golla)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.