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Changing Approaches for Risk Managers

Brandeis IBS professor Recommends Changing Approaches for Risk Managers

Jens Hilscher, Assistant Professor of Finance
August 29, 2008

In today's society, debt and credit risk has forced its way into our daily lives. From the federal government to the local homeowner, there is no getting away from it.

Featured in this article from the RMA Journal for his research on risk, IBS Professor Jens Hilscher teams up with other Kamakura Corporation consultants to examine debt and risk management in the United States, offering their assessment of the best models to reduce risk. Together, they outline the various approaches that are available, while highlighting the best case scenario.

The full article is available in print. Hilscher J., Jarrow, R.A., and van Deventer, D.R. (2008, July/August). Measuring the Risk of Default: A Modern Approach. The RMA Journal, v90n10, 60-65.