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Approximate value-at-risk calculation for heterogeneous loan portfolios: Possible enhancements of the Basel II methodology

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  • Puzanova, Natalia
  • Siddiqui, Sikandar
  • Trede, Mark

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This paper presents three possible methods by which the credit value at risk estimates coming from the Basel II IRB approach can be significantly improved upon. The feasibility of the suggested approaches is substantiated by applying it to an exemplary model portfolio.

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  • Puzanova, Natalia & Siddiqui, Sikandar & Trede, Mark, 2009. "Approximate value-at-risk calculation for heterogeneous loan portfolios: Possible enhancements of the Basel II methodology," Journal of Financial Stability, Elsevier, vol. 5(4), pages 374-392, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:finsta:v:5:y:2009:i:4:p:374-392
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