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What is Probability of Default

Handbook of Research on Strategic Business Infrastructure Development and Contemporary Issues in Finance
Measure of the chance of the borrower's not paying a scheduled payment towards his loan account.
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Investigation into Loan Default Problems in Infrastructure, Real Estate, and Constructions Sectors facing the New Generation Private Sector Banks in India
Rituparna Das (University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5154-8.ch009
The rating agency Standard and Poor's recently warned that India could become the first of the BRIC economies to lose its investment-grade status because of the slowing down of growth prospect in the face of bad loans. Against the backdrop of the loan defaults in the real estate and infrastructure sectors leading to the slackening of economic growth, which caused downgradation of India's international credit rating, this chapter aims to inquire into the modus operandi of credit rating by banks and rating agencies, the impact of economic downturn on the behaviors of borrowers as well as lenders, mode of calculation of default probability, and the unaddressed needs of academic and professional research.
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Default Probability Prediction of Credit Applicants Using a New Fuzzy KNN Method with Optimal Weights
Degree of inevitability that a firm will go into failure to pay or a promised customer will not perform affording to the agreement.
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