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On the Normal Inverse Gaussian Stochastic Volatility Model

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  • Andersson, Jonas

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In this article, the normal inverse Gaussian stochastic volatility model of Barndorf-Nielsen is extended. The resulting model has a more flexible lag structure than the original one. In addition, the second- and fourth-order moments, important properties of a volatility model, are derived. The model can be considered either as a generalized autoregressive conditional heteroscedasticity model with nonnormal errors or as a stochastic volatility model with an inverse Gaussian distributed conditional variance. A simulation study is made to investigate the performance of the maximum likelihood estimator of the model. Finally, the model is applied to stock returns and exchange-rate movements. Its fit to two stylized facts and its forecasting performance is compared with two other volatility models.

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Article provided by American Statistical Association in its journal Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.

Volume (Year): 19 (2001)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 44-54

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Handle: RePEc:bes:jnlbes:v:19:y:2001:i:1:p:44-54

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  8. Walter Krämer & Philip Mess, 2012. "Structural Change and Spurious Persistence in Stochastic Volatility," Ruhr Economic Papers 0310, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Universität Dortmund, Universität Duisburg-Essen.
  9. Rehim Kilic, 2011. "A conditional variance tale from an emerging economy's freely floating exchange rate," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 43(19), pages 2465-2480.
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