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Using Bayesian Variable Selection Methods to Choose Style Factors in Global Stock Return Models

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  • Anthony Hall

    (University of Technology)

  • Soosung Hwang

    (City University Business School)

  • Stephen E. Satchell

    (Trinity College)

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This paper applies Bayesian variable selection methods from the statistics literature to give guidance in the decision to include/omit factors in a global (linear factor) stock return model. Once one has accounted for country and sector, it is possible to see which style or styles best explains current asset returns. The study suggests that global style is not an important component once country and sector have been accounted for.

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Paper provided by Econometric Society in its series Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers with number 1213.

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Date of creation: 01 Aug 2000
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Handle: RePEc:ecm:wc2000:1213

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  1. Giacomo Raffaelli & Matteo Marsili, 2006. "Risk bubbles and market instability," Working Papers wp06-22, Warwick Business School, Finance Group.
  2. Ericsson, Johan & Karlsson, Sune, 2003. "Choosing Factors in a Multifactor Asset Pricing Model: A Bayesian Approach," Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance 524, Stockholm School of Economics, revised 12 Feb 2004.
  3. emmanuel, mamatzakis & george, christodoulakis, 2010. "Return Attribution Analysis of the UK Insurance Portfolios," MPRA Paper 22516, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Soosung Hwang & Steve Satchell, 2005. "Valuing information using utility functions: how much should we pay for linear factor models?," The European Journal of Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(1), pages 1-16.
  5. Steve Satchell & Soosung Hwang, 2001. "GARCH Model with Cross-sectional Volatility; GARCHX Models," Working Papers wp01-16, Warwick Business School, Finance Group.
  6. Reiner Franke, 2008. "A Short Note on the Problematic Concept of Excess Demand in Asset Pricing Models with Mean-Variance Optimization," Working Papers wp08-02, Warwick Business School, Finance Group.
  7. Christian Pedersen & Stephen Satchell, 2003. "Can NN-algorithms and macroeconomic data improve OLS industry returns forecasts?," The European Journal of Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(3), pages 273-289.

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