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    David Hamilton

    Financial economist; recognized expert on credit risk and default research, credit ratings, modeling, analytics and stress-testing; specializes in Asia-Pacific economic, regulatory, and credit risk trends/analysis

    David Hamilton is a financial economist with a passion for broadening understanding of risk and capital markets. David currently serves as Managing Director in the Predictive Analytics team based in New York. In his role, he helps Moody’s Analytics’ customers realize emerging opportunities and manage risks in corporate credit. He has 25 years of experience across many asset classes, including corporates, financial institutions, sovereigns, structured finance, and digital assets, and in many roles, including quantitative research, credit policy, and business development in the US and Asia-Pacific.

    City University of New York: PhD, Financial Economics
    Texas A&M University: BA, Economics and Classical Studies
    Pennsylvania State University: MA, Economics
    Editorial Board: Journal of Credit Risk

    Credit Research: Tap into comprehensive credit research from Moody's Analytics and Investors Service, and gain detailed insights into our views on credit-related topics.

    Credit Risk Advisory Services: Moody's Analytics credit risk advisory services enable faster, better informed credit decisions through a holistic and consistent assessment of risk.

    Credit Risk Modeling: Moody’s Analytics delivers award-winning credit models and expert advisory services to provide you with best-in-class credit risk modeling solutions.

    Representative Projects

    Led Moody’s Corporate Default Research team in the Credit Policy Group.

    Co-developed Moody’s first default rate forecasting model in 1998.

    Worked on a project to implement a credit risk early warning system for one of the largest regional banks in Southeast Asia.

    Helped develop and implement the enterprise-wide risk framework for a large multilateral development bank based in Beijing.

    Published Work