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On the origin of high persistence in GARCH-models

  • Krämer, Walter
  • Tameze, Baudouin
  • Christou, Konstantinos

We show that the (Baillie and Chung, 2001) minimum distance estimates of the GARCH (1,1) model induce spurious persistence in the volatility when there are structural changes in the mean of the process.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 114 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 72-75

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