Portfolio Risk and Dependence Modeling

Arsalan Azamighaimasi


This paper has considered portfolio credit risk with a focus on two approaches, the factor model, and copula model. We have reviewed two models with emphasis on the joint default probably. The copula function describes the dependence structure of a multivariate random variable, in this paper, it used as a practical to simulation of generate portfolio with different copula, and we only used Gaussian and t–copula case. We generated portfolio default distributions and studied the sensitivity of commonly used risk measures with respect to the approach in modeling the dependence structure of the portfolio.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/ijfr.v4n1p151

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International Journal of Financial Research
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