An Analysis of Intertemporal Financial Distress Experience of Industrial Bond Issues Through the Use of Multivariate Analysis
Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Statistics, Bond rating, Finance
Finance and Financial Management
The research reported herein relates to the utilization of statistical methods of rating corporate bonds which would provide an alternative to existing procedures. The principle question addressed in this study is whether or not a bond rating model could be developed which is more reliable, both as a classificator and as a predictor, than existing rating systems.
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Langdon, William Leslie, "An Analysis of Intertemporal Financial Distress Experience of Industrial Bond Issues Through the Use of Multivariate Analysis" (1976). Finance - Dissertations. Paper 7.