Edward Altman

Edward I Altman

New York University

Edward I. Altman is a Max L. Heine Professor of Finance and the Director of Research in Credit and Debt Markets at the Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions at the New York University Stern School of Business. He received his MBA and PhD in Finance from the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Altman was named to the Max L. Heine endowed professorship at Stern in 1988. He is internationally recognized as an expert on corporate bankruptcy, high yield bonds, distressed debt, and credit risk analysis. He has been Chairman Emeritus and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Interschool Orchestras of New York, and a founding member of the Board of Trustees of the Museum of American Finance.

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Covid-19 and the credit cycle

The Covid-19 health crisis has dramatically affected just about every aspect of the economy, including the transition from a record long benign credit cycle to a stressed one, with still uncertain dimensions. This paper seeks to assess the credit climate…

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