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A Markov Model for the Term Structure of Credit Risk Spreads

In: Financial Derivatives Pricing Selected Works of Robert Jarrow

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  • Robert A. Jarrow

    (Cornell University, USA)

  • David Lando

    (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

  • Stuart M. Turnbull

    (Queen's University, UK)

AbstractThe following sections are included:The Jarrow–Turnbull ModelCredit Ratings and Default-Probabilities: The Discrete Time CaseValuationOptions and hedgingFitting the credit class zero-curvesDiscussionCredit Ratings and Default Probabilities: The Continuous Time CaseValuationOptions and hedgingExamplesParameter estimationEstimation of default-free parametersEstimation of the bankruptcy process parametersEstimating the recovery rateEstimating the generator matrix ΛEstimation of the empirical generator matrix ΛEstimation of the risk premiumSurvival probabilities and spreads under risk neutralityAn illustrative estimation of the risk premiaConclusionAppendix AAppendix BReferences

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  • Robert A Jarrow, 2008. "Financial Derivatives Pricing:Selected Works of Robert Jarrow," World Scientific Books, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., number 6911, November.
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