Bayesian inference with stochastic volatility models using continuous superpositions of non-Gaussian Ornstein-Uhlenbeck processes
AbstractThis paper discusses Bayesian inference for stochastic volatility models based on continuous superpositions of Ornstein-Uhlenbeck processes. These processes represent an alternative to the previously considered discrete superpositions. An interesting class of continuous superpositions is defined by a Gamma mixing distribution which can define long memory processes. We develop efficient Markov chain Monte Carlo methods which allow the estimation of such models with leverage effects. This model is compared with a two-component superposition on the daily Standard and Poor's 500 index from 1980 to 2000.
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Date of creation: 13 Oct 2008
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Leverage effect; Levy process; Long memory; Markov chain Monte Carlo; Stock price;
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- Griffin, J.E. & Steel, M.F.J., 2010. "Bayesian inference with stochastic volatility models using continuous superpositions of non-Gaussian Ornstein-Uhlenbeck processes," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 54(11), pages 2594-2608, November.
- C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models
- G10 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
- C11 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Bayesian Analysis: General
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- NEP-ALL-2008-10-21 (All new papers)
- NEP-ECM-2008-10-21 (Econometrics)
- NEP-ETS-2008-10-21 (Econometric Time Series)
- NEP-ORE-2008-10-21 (Operations Research)
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