Two principal results for reputation risk are established. First, reputation risk can be measured in terms of a single index, arising from a data mining process directed at the opinions in a complex multi-agent network. Second, the results of the measurement process, gathered over an extended period, can be expressed directly in monetary terms by finding a correlation between the daily changes in the index and in sales. Stressed periods are modelled by calculating value-at-risk using a ‘loss-distribution/ scenario’ approach, as for operational risk capital. The short-term effect of reputation risk events on sales and profits can be significant in absolute terms, but is small as a percentage of total sales. Negative reputation has a more significant impact than positive reputation.
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