Zhan Wang, CFA, is an Assistant Professor of the Research Center of Finance at Shanghai Business School, Shanghai, China. His research interests are risk management and portfolio theory. He has published in the Journal of Portfolio Management and The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics. He obtained his Ph.D. degree of finance from West Virginia University at 2018, his Master of Science degree in business administration and finance from West Virginia University at 2012, and his Bachelor degree in chemistry from Zhejiang University at 2008.
This paper models an overall operational risk loss caused by the accumulation of intermediate losses incurred at each process via a mechanism of network contagion across distinct processes within the boundary of a bank.