An econometric analysis of emission allowance prices
AbstractKnowledge of the statistical distribution of the prices of emission allowances, and their forecastability, are crucial in constructing, among other things, purchasing and risk management strategies in the emissions-constrained markets. This paper analyzes the two emission permits markets, CO2 in Europe, and SO2 in the US, and investigates a model for dealing with the unique stylized facts of this type of data. Its effectiveness in terms of model fit and out-of-sample value-at-risk-forecasting, as compared to models commonly used in risk-forecasting contexts, is demonstrated.
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Volume (Year): 32 (2008)
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C16 C32 C51 C52 C53 Emission allowances GARCH Greenhouse gases Mixture models Value-at-risk;
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