Volatility Threshold Dynamic Conditional Correlations: An International Analysis
This article proposes a modeling framework for the study of changes in cross-market comovement conditional on volatility regimes. Methodologically, we extend the Dynamic Conditional Correlation multivariate GARCH model to allow the dynamics of correlations to depend on asset variances through a threshold structure. The empirical application of our model to a sample of international stock markets in 1994--2011 indicates that the periods of market turbulence are associated with an increase in cross-market comovement. The modeling framework proposed in the article represents a useful tool for the study of market contagion. Copyright The Author, 2013. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved. For Permissions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Oxford University Press.
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Volume (Year): 11 (2013)
Issue (Month): 4 (September)
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