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Modeling the dependence structures of financial assets through the Copula Quantile-on-Quantile approach

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This paper considers a new approach of analyzing asset dependence by estimating how the distributions (in particular, quantiles) of assets are related. Combining the techniques of quantile regression and copula modeling, I propose the Copula Quantile-on-Quantile Regression approach to estimate the correlation that is associated with the quantiles of asset returns, which is able to uncover obscure nonlinear characteristics in asset dependence. The estimation procedure proposed here can also be used for analyzing dependence structures in other settings, such as for studying how macroeconomic covariates are nonlinearly related by looking at the relationship between their quantiles.

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  • Sim, Nicholas, 2016. "Modeling the dependence structures of financial assets through the Copula Quantile-on-Quantile approach," International Review of Financial Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 31-45.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:finana:v:48:y:2016:i:c:p:31-45
    DOI: 10.1016/j.irfa.2016.09.004
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    • C1 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
    • F3 - International Economics - - International Finance
    • G1 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets

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