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GARCH dependence in extreme value models with Bayesian inference


  • Zhao, Xin
  • Scarrott, Carl John
  • Oxley, Les
  • Reale, Marco


Extreme value methods are widely used in financial applications such as risk analysis, forecasting and pricing models. One of the challenges with their application in finance is accounting for the temporal dependence between the observations, for example the stylised fact that financial time series exhibit volatility clustering. Various approaches have been proposed to capture the dependence. Commonly a two-stage approach is taken, where the volatility dependence is removed using a volatility model like a GARCH (or one of its many incarnations) followed by application of standard extreme value models to the assumed independent residual innovations.

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  • Zhao, Xin & Scarrott, Carl John & Oxley, Les & Reale, Marco, 2011. "GARCH dependence in extreme value models with Bayesian inference," Mathematics and Computers in Simulation (MATCOM), Elsevier, vol. 81(7), pages 1430-1440.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:matcom:v:81:y:2011:i:7:p:1430-1440 DOI: 10.1016/j.matcom.2010.08.002

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