The reader is given examples of the most frequently used methods in both market and credit risk, the pitfalls they depend upon and an analysis of possible solutions. An in-depth understanding of the methods to perform risk calculations are presented with information on how to apply them to your own. "Copulas" involves a detailed analysis of the field of financial risk management and derivative pricing, and: introduces and delves deeply into the theoretical aspects, presents the applications of copulas on market and credit risk, gives an outlook on the future development of the application of Copulas in finance, and allows understanding of the practical applications of copulas in financial risk management. This book provides the reader with the most important aspects in this field. It is great as a working manual or reference and is recommended for practitioners at banks, risk professionals, traders, consultants and academics.
Pablo Triana was a corporate derivatives banker before choosing to teach and write on the subject. He holds a Master of Science from New York University's Stern School of Business and a Master of Arts from American University's Economics Department. While at Stern he was appointed the president of the Financial Engineering Association. His professional experience includes corporate derivatives coverage for Spain at CSFB London, Madrid-based corporate Red Electrica, Washington DC-based InterAmerican Development Bank, and a US-based e-commerce start-up. He is currently professor asociado at Instituto de Empresa, consistently ranked among the best European business schools. During his time at the school he has developed an innovative course entitled "Applied Corporate Financial Engineering" currently not available at any other top international school. He has also lectured at Johns Hopkins University and New York University. He has recently published non-technical papers in the world's two leading derivatives publications; Risk magazine and FOW.