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Commodity price cycles and heterogeneous speculators: a STAR–GARCH model

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  • Frank Westerhoff

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  • Stefan Reitz & Frank Westerhoff, 2007. "Commodity price cycles and heterogeneous speculators: a STAR–GARCH model," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 33(2), pages 231-244, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:empeco:v:33:y:2007:i:2:p:231-244 DOI: 10.1007/s00181-006-0100-7
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    Keywords

    Commodity markets; Chartists and fundamentalists; Nonlinearities; STAR-GARCH model; C51; D84; Q11;

    JEL classification:

    • C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation
    • D84 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Expectations; Speculations
    • Q11 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Aggregate Supply and Demand Analysis; Prices

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