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David T. Hamilton is a Managing Director in charge of stress testing and credit risk analytics for the Asia Pacific Region, based in Singapore. Dr. Hamilton has been with Moody’s for eighteen years and has held various senior positions in both Moody’s Investors Service and Moody’s Analytics.

David T. Hamilton is a Managing Director in charge of stress testing and credit risk analytics for the Asia Pacific Region, based in Singapore. Dr. Hamilton has been with Moody’s for eighteen years and has held various senior positions in both Moody’s Investors Service and Moody’s Analytics. Over his career with Moody’s, Dr. Hamilton has done research on various aspects of credit risk in a variety of sectors, including corporate, sovereign, municipal, and structured finance.

Prior to joining Moody’s in 1997, Dr. Hamilton worked in the Regional Economics group at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Dr. Hamilton has lectured on credit risk topics at prestigious universities around the world, including Columbia Business School and The International Center for Financial Asset Management and Engineering (FAME) in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Dr. Hamilton is on the editorial board of the Journal of Credit Risk. He holds a B.A. in economics and classical studies from Texas A&M University and a Ph.D. in financial economics from the City University of New York.

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