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Estimating VAR-MGARCH models in multiple steps

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  • Carnero M. Angeles

    () (Dep. Fundamentos del Análisis Económico, Universidad de Alicante, Spain)

  • Eratalay M. Hakan

    (Dep. Economics, European University at St Petersburg, Russian Federation)

Abstract

This paper analyzes the performance of multiple steps estimators of vector autoregressive multivariate conditional correlation GARCH models by means of Monte Carlo experiments. We show that if innovations are Gaussian, estimating the parameters in multiple steps is a reasonable alternative to the maximization of the full likelihood function. Our results also suggest that for the sample sizes usually encountered in financial econometrics, the differences between the volatility and correlation estimates obtained with the more efficient estimator and the multiple steps estimators are negligible. However, when innovations are distributed as a Student-t, using multiple steps estimators might not be a good idea.

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  • Carnero M. Angeles & Eratalay M. Hakan, 2014. "Estimating VAR-MGARCH models in multiple steps," Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics, De Gruyter, vol. 18(3), pages 1-27, May.
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