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Affine Nelson-Siegel model

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  • Alfaro, Rodrigo A.

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We introduce a discrete-time version of the dynamic yield curve model proposed by Diebold and Li (2006) which is based on Nelson and Siegel (1987). As in Christensen et al. (2010) we found an affine process that matches the model.

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  • Alfaro, Rodrigo A., 2011. "Affine Nelson-Siegel model," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 110(1), pages 1-3, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:110:y:2011:i:1:p:1-3
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    1. Rodrigo Alfaro & Andrés Sagner, 2011. "Stress Tests for Banking Sector: A Technical Note," Money Affairs, Centro de Estudios Monetarios Latinoamericanos, vol. 0(2), pages 143-162, July-Dece.

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