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In Rememberance: World Trade Center (WTC)

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Davis, Mark H.A. and Violet Lo, "Infectious Defaults", Quantitative Finance, Vol. 1, No. 4, (April 2001), pp. 382-387.

Abstract: Mark Davis and Violet Lo introduce a contagion model to account for concentration risk in large portfolios of defaultable securities, which provides a purely probabilistic alternative to Moody's diversity score analysis, with parsimonious parametrization and easy simulation.

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