Cotter, John and Dowd, Kevin (2007): Exponential Spectral Risk Measures.
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Spectral risk measures are attractive risk measures as they allow the user to obtain risk measures that reflect their subjective risk-aversion. This paper examines spectral risk measures based on an exponential utility function, and finds that these risk measures have nice intuitive properties. It also discusses how they can be estimated using numerical quadrature methods, and how confidence intervals for them can be estimated using a parametric bootstrap. Illustrative results suggest that estimated exponential spectral risk measures obtained using such methods are quite precise in the presence of normally distributed losses.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||University College Dublin|
|Original Title:||Exponential Spectral Risk Measures|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G10 - General
G - Financial Economics > G0 - General
|Depositing User:||John Cotter|
|Date Deposited:||12. Jun 2007|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 11:29|
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