Library

Home > Library > An empirical implementation of CreditGrades

An empirical implementation of CreditGrades

Author Andy Yeh Alpha

This research article empirically implements the novel and non-obvious credit risk model CreditGrades.

Description:

We use the CreditGrades credit risk model to value credit default swap (CDS) spreads for public companies at the intersection of the S&P 100 index and Moody's Bottom Rung report for the global financial crisis period from 2007Q3 to 2009Q2. We implement this canonical credit risk model in accordance with the *CreditGrades technical document* jointly developed by Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, and RiskMetrics. Our empirical study focuses on the strengths and weaknesses of the chosen risk model by analyzing the main empirical results with several complementary statistical and qualitative tests for better triangulation.

Blog+More
Disruptive innovators often apply their 5 major skills in new niche discovery and market share dominance.
James Campbell

2020-05-07 08:26:00 Thursday ET

Disruptive innovators often apply their 5 major skills in new niche discovery and market share dominance.

Disruptive innovators often apply their 5 major pragmatic skills in new blue-ocean niche discovery and market share dominance. Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen,

+See More
Michael Kors pays $2.3 billion to acquire the Italian elite fashion brand Versace.
Joseph Corr

2018-09-27 11:41:00 Thursday ET

Michael Kors pays $2.3 billion to acquire the Italian elite fashion brand Versace.

Michael Kors pays $2.3 billion to acquire the Italian elite fashion brand Versace. In accordance with Michael Kors's 5-year plan, the joint company grow

+See More
Modern themes and insights in behavioral finance (Part 2)
Chanel Holden

2022-02-15 14:41:00 Tuesday ET

Modern themes and insights in behavioral finance (Part 2)

Modern themes and insights in behavioral finance   Lee, C.M., Shleifer, A., and Thaler, R.H. (1990). Anomalies: closed-end mutual funds. Journal

+See More
Former Bank of England Governor Mervyn King provides his deep substantive analysis of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-2009.
Monica McNeil

2021-03-10 08:23:00 Wednesday ET

Former Bank of England Governor Mervyn King provides his deep substantive analysis of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-2009.

Former Bank of England Governor Mervyn King provides his deep substantive analysis of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-2009. Mervyn King (2017) &nb

+See More
Peter Schuck analyzes U.S. government failures and structural problems in light of both institutions and incentives.
Dan Rochefort

2021-05-18 08:19:00 Tuesday ET

Peter Schuck analyzes U.S. government failures and structural problems in light of both institutions and incentives.

Peter Schuck analyzes U.S. government failures and structural problems in light of both institutions and incentives. Peter Schuck (2015)   Why

+See More
U.S. tech titans increasingly hire PhD economists to help solve business problems.
Monica McNeil

2019-03-19 12:35:00 Tuesday ET

U.S. tech titans increasingly hire PhD economists to help solve business problems.

U.S. tech titans increasingly hire PhD economists to help solve business problems. These key tech titans include Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Apple,

+See More