Reference : Measuring operational risk in financial institutions
Scientific journals : Article
Business & economic sciences : Finance
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/135694
Measuring operational risk in financial institutions
English
Plunus, Séverine mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > HEC-Ecole de gestion de l'ULg > HEC-Ecole de gestion de l'ULg >]
Hübner, Georges mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > HEC-Ecole de gestion de l'ULg : UER > Gestion financière >]
Peters, Jean-Philippe mailto [Deloitte Luxembourg > > > >]
2012
Applied Financial Economics
Routledge
22
18
1553-1569
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
0960-3107
[en] operational risk ; Basel II ; CreditRisk+ ; modelling
[en] The scarcity of internal loss databases tends to hinder the use of the advanced approaches for operational risk measurement (Advanced Measurement Approaches (AMA)) in financial institutions. As there is a greater variety in credit risk modelling, this article explores the applicability of a modified version of CreditRisk+ to operational loss data. Our adapted model, OpRisk+, works out very satisfying Values-at-Risk (VaR) at 95% level as compared with estimates drawn from sophisticated AMA models. OpRisk+ proves to be especially worthy in the case of small samples, where more complex methods cannot be applied. OpRisk+ could therefore be used to fit the body of the distribution of operational losses up to the 95%-percentile, while Extreme Value Theory (EVT), external databases or scenario analysis should be used beyond this quantile.
Researchers ; Professionals ; Students
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/135694
also: http://hdl.handle.net/2268/135782
10.1080/09603107.2012.667546

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