19 Jun 2009
By Kevin Dowd. Written for students in finance, this book provides an introduction to value at risk (VaR) and expected tail loss (ETL). The book is a student-oriented version of Measuring Market Risk (ISBN 0-471-52174-4). Topics covered include parametric and nonparametric risk estimation, simulation, numerical methods, liquidity risks, stress testing, and model risk. MATLAB and the Statistics Toolbox are used to solve numerous application examples throughout the book.