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Modelling the dependency between currency and debt crises: An option based approach

  • Maltritz, Dominik
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    The interrelation between currency and debt crises is considered in a model relying on option pricing theory. By capturing uncertainty and time aspects in this stochastic and dynamic framework we analyze parameters that determine the probabilities and dependencies of these crises.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

    Volume (Year): 100 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 344-347

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:100:y:2008:i:3:p:344-347
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