Value at Risk: The New Benchmark for Managing Financial Risk
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BeschreibungSince its original publication, Value at Risk has become the industry standard in risk management. Now in its Third Edition, this international bestseller addresses the fundamental changes in the field that have occurred across the globe in recent years. Philippe Jorion provides the most current information needed to understand and implement VAR-as well as manage newer dimensions of financial risk. Featured updates include:
Jorion leaves no stone unturned, addressing the building blocks of VAR from computing and backtesting models to forecasting risk and correlations. He outlines the use of VAR to measure and control risk for trading, for investment management, and for enterprise-wide risk management. He also points out key pitfalls to watch out for in risk-management systems.
The value-at-risk approach continues to improve worldwide standards for managing numerous types of risk. Now more than ever, professionals can depend on Value at Risk for comprehensive, authoritative counsel on VAR, its application, and its results-and to keep ahead of the curve.
PortraitPHILIPPE JORION is Professor of Finance at the Graduate School of Management at the University of California at Irvine. He holds an MBA and a PhD from the University of Chicago and a degree in engineering from the University of Brussels. Dr. Jorion has authored more than seventy publications-directed towards academics and practitioners-on the topic of risk management and international finance. He is Editor of the Journal of Risk and is on the editorial board of a number of other financial journals. He has won the Smith Breeden Prize for research and the William F. Sharpe Award for Scholarship in Financial Research. He has written the first edition of Financial Risk Manager Handbook as well as Financial Risk Management: Domestic and International Dimensions, Big Bets Gone Bad: Derivatives and Bankruptcy in Orange County, and Value at Risk: The New Benchmark for Managing Financial Risk.
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: MCGRAW HILL BOOK CO
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2006
Seitenanzahl: 602 Seiten