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Empirical modelling of contagion: a review of methodologies

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  • Mardi Dungey
  • Renee Fry
  • Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo
  • Vance Martin

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The existing literature promotes a number of alternative methods to test for the presence of contagion during financial market crises. This paper reviews those methods, and shows how they are related in a unified framework. A number of extensions are also suggested which allow for multivarite testing, endogeneity issues and structural breaks.

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Volume (Year): 5 (2005)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 9-24

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