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Building a coherent risk measurement and capital optimisation model for financial firms


  • Tim Shepheard-Walwyn
  • Robert B. Litterman


This paper was presented at the conference "Financial services at the crossroads: capital regulation in the twenty-first century" as part of session 5, "International capital allocation at financial institutions." 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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  • Tim Shepheard-Walwyn & Robert B. Litterman, 1998. "Building a coherent risk measurement and capital optimisation model for financial firms," Economic Policy Review, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, issue Oct, pages 171-182.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fednep:y:1998:i:oct:p:171-182:n:v.4no.3

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    1. Wiener, Zvi, 2012. "The value of Value-at-Risk: A theoretical approach to the pricing and performance of risk measurement systems," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 64(3), pages 199-213.
    2. Weijermars, Ruud, 2009. "Accelerating the three dimensions of E&P clockspeed - A novel strategy for optimizing utility in the Oil & Gas industry," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 86(10), pages 2222-2243, October.


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