IDEAS home Printed from
   My bibliography  Save this article

Statistical causality and orthogonality of local martingales


  • Valjarević, Dragana
  • Petrović, Ljiljana


In this work we consider the concept of statistical causality between filtrations, and in particular a generalization of the causality relationship “G is a cause of J within H”. Then we apply this concept to strongly orthogonal martingales. We show the equivalence between the concepts of causality and orthogonality of local martingales. The orthogonality of martingales is a property which can be associated with the theory of option trading.

Suggested Citation

  • Valjarević, Dragana & Petrović, Ljiljana, 2012. "Statistical causality and orthogonality of local martingales," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 82(7), pages 1326-1330.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:82:y:2012:i:7:p:1326-1330
    DOI: 10.1016/j.spl.2012.03.036

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to search for a different version of it.

    References listed on IDEAS

    1. Medvegyev, Peter, 2007. "Stochastic Integration Theory," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199215256.
    2. Granger, C W J, 1969. "Investigating Causal Relations by Econometric Models and Cross-Spectral Methods," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 37(3), pages 424-438, July.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)


    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:eee:stapro:v:82:y:2012:i:7:p:1326-1330. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Dana Niculescu). General contact details of provider: .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.