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Value at risk and precommitment: approaches to market risk regulation


  • Arupratan Daripa
  • Simone Varotto


This paper was presented at the conference "Financial services at the crossroads: capital regulation in the twenty-first century" as part of session 4, "Incentive-compatible regulations: views on the precommitment approach." The conference, held at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on February 26-27, 1998, was designed to encourage a consensus between the public and private sectors on an agenda for capital regulation in the new century.

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  • Arupratan Daripa & Simone Varotto, 1998. "Value at risk and precommitment: approaches to market risk regulation," Economic Policy Review, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, issue Oct, pages 137-143.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fednep:y:1998:i:oct:p:137-143:n:v.4no.3

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