The persistence in volatility of the US term premium 1970-1986
AbstractThis paper examines the persistence of the volatility of the risk premia for excess holding period returns of the term structure using a GARCH-M model of the conditional variance. The finding of a high degree of persistance cannot be sustained once allowance is made for a structural break in the unconditional variance caused by a change in the operation of US monetary policy during 1979-1982.
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Volume (Year): 49 (1995)
Issue (Month): 4 (October)
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- Tzavalis, E. & Wickens, M.R., 1994. "The Persistence in Volatility of the US Term Premium 1970-1986," Discussion Papers 9409, Exeter University, Department of Economics.
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