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Measuring Corporate Default Risk

Darrell Duffie

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199279234
eISBN:
9780191728419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279234.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book addresses the empirical estimation of corporate default risk. The book addresses the measurement of corporate default risk based on the empirical estimation of default intensity processes, ... More


Death and dying in older people

Caroline Nicholson and Jo Hockley

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0031
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter first considers the challenges of end of life care in late old age. It then introduces the concept of ‘frailty’ in older people and the importance of acknowledging dying in old age as a ... More


Empirical Evidence of Frailty

Darrell Duffie

in Measuring Corporate Default Risk

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199279234
eISBN:
9780191728419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279234.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides strong evidence of missing common or correlated default risk factors, some of which may not even have been contemporaneously available. Based on this idea, it provides estimates ... More


Personhood, Identity and Care in Advanced Old Age

Paul Higgs and Chris Gilleard

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447319054
eISBN:
9781447319085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319054.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

How do we sustain agency and identity amidst the frailty of advanced old age? What role does care play in this process? Pushing forward new sociological theory, this book explores the theoretical and ... More


End-stage renal disease in the older person

Lina Johansoon and Edwina A Brown

in Supportive Care for the Renal Patient

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199560035
eISBN:
9780191730139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560035.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses old people who have ESRD. It defines the term ‘old’ as a person who has lived a long time and is no longer young. The chapter states that before the 1970s, dialysis treatment ... More


Non-cancer patients as an under-served group

Julia Addington-Hall and Katherine Hunt

in A Public Health Perspective on End of Life Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599400
eISBN:
9780191739170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599400.003.0066
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter argues that end-of-life and palliative care for those with non-malignant conditions is an area that requires innovation and future planning. With the demographic shift towards a more ... More


Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care: A community based approach for life limiting illness

Mari Lloyd-Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806677
eISBN:
9780191844249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806677.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Patients with life-limiting illness and their families require the skills of many professionals, but also the support of their community. Psychosocial issues for people with life-limiting and ... More


Objectives and Scope

Darrell Duffie

in Measuring Corporate Default Risk

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199279234
eISBN:
9780191728419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279234.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter summarizes the scope and objectives of the book, and provides an historical background on the development of the related research corporate default risk literature.


Frailty‐Induced Correlation *

Darrell Duffie

in Measuring Corporate Default Risk

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199279234
eISBN:
9780191728419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279234.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter presents the foundations for frailty modeling of correlated default in a setting of stochastic intensities. The approach is to assume that default times are jointly doubly stochastic ... More


A life course approach to biomarkers of ageing

Carmen Martin-Ruiz and Thomas von Zglinicki

in A Life Course Approach to Healthy Ageing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656516
eISBN:
9780191748042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656516.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The challenge of devising a set of biomarkers capable of measuring the ageing rate in humans was articulated long ago. Despite major concerted efforts, progress so far has been limited. In recent ... More


Advance care planning for an ageing population

Martin J. Vernon

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198802136
eISBN:
9780191840548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802136.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Population ageing is driven by declining fertility and improved life expectancy. As people survive to later life with multiple long-term conditions, advance care planning ACP) is of increasing ... More


Good Theories, Lucky Hunches

J.D. Trout

in Wondrous Truths: The Improbable Triumph of Modern Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199385072
eISBN:
9780199385102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385072.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, General

Some true explanations are too complicated for humans to cultivate understanding. This statement may seem unforgiving of human frailty and normal limitation, but it certainly isn’t unfamiliar. We ... More


A great age

Bill Bytheway

in Unmasking age: The significance of age for social research

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426185
eISBN:
9781447304128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426185.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Often, the concept of being ‘very old’ is always linked to ‘frailty’. This association raises the issue of what constitutes the latter. All too often, the oldest generation are being looked after in ... More


Korea at the End of the Eighteenth Century

Don Baker and Franklin Rausch

in Catholics and Anti-Catholicism in Choson Korea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866266
eISBN:
9780824875633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866266.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explains the traditional philosophical and religious tradition of Korea in order to elucidate what a radical challenge Christianity posed when it entered Korea at the end of the 18th ... More


Towards an ‘active caring community’ in Brussels

An-Sofie Smetcoren, Liesbeth De Donder, Daan Duppen, Nico De Witte, Olivia Vanmechelen, and Dominique Verté

in Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331315
eISBN:
9781447331339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331315.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 6 addresses the question of how an age-friendly urban environment can support frail older people to ‘age in place’. To address this issue, the chapter presents findings from a study which ... More


Frailty

Paul Higgs and Chris Gilleard

in Personhood, Identity and Care in Advanced Old Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447319054
eISBN:
9781447319085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319054.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Frailty or infirmity is seen as a central element in the construction of the social imaginary of the fourth age. While the term is widely employed as a bio-medical condition that is capable of being ... More


Dementia, multimorbidity, and frailty

Karen Harrison Dening

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care: A community based approach for life limiting illness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806677
eISBN:
9780191844249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806677.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Increasing age is the strongest risk factor for developing dementia, frailty, and other co-morbid conditions. Dementia is not a disease in itself but a syndrome; a collection of symptoms: such as a ... More


Model Risk, Mortality Heterogeneity, and Implications for Solvency and Tail Risk

Michael Sherris and Qiming Zhou

in Recreating Sustainable Retirement: Resilience, Solvency, and Tail Risk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198719243
eISBN:
9780191788505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719243.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Mortality models used to assess longevity risk and retirement funding have been extended to stochastic models with trends and systematic risk. Systematic risk cannot be readily diversified in an ... More


Aging Populations

Kathleen A. Cagney

in Urban Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190915858
eISBN:
9780190915889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915858.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Perhaps the two most important demographic shifts in the world today are urbanization and population aging. More than half the world’s population is now living in cities, and there are more people ... More


Evil and the Subordination of the Moral Law

Laura Papish

in Kant on Evil, Self-Deception, and Moral Reform

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190692100
eISBN:
9780190692131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692100.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter asks what it means to say, as Kant does in the Religion, that evil consists in the “subordination” of the moral law to self-love. In other words, it is asked what kinds of formal ... More


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