Modeling Returns on the Term Structure of Treasury Interest Rates
AbstractTo what degree are term structure models fitted to time series data likely to be stable? Where are the sources of instability? How well might highly parameterized models, such as GARCH models, be able to capture this behavior? These are questions that have occupied many researchers which we address in this paper by trying to identify common factors which underly the movements of the term structure of Treasury interest rates, and consider how well models based on those common factors perform.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Boston College Working Papers in Economics with number 288..
Length: 29 pages
Date of creation: Jun 1995
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Publication status: Published in Computational Approaches to Economic Problems, H. Amman et al.,eds., Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997.
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term structure; GARCH; bond returns;
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