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Extreme value analysis for emerging African markets


  • Saralees Nadarajah


  • Stephen Chan
  • Emmanuel Afuecheta


For the first time, an extreme value analysis is provided for financial data from Africa. The results of analysis show evidence of emerging economies in Africa. Copyright Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

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  • Saralees Nadarajah & Stephen Chan & Emmanuel Afuecheta, 2014. "Extreme value analysis for emerging African markets," Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, Springer, vol. 48(3), pages 1347-1360, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:qualqt:v:48:y:2014:i:3:p:1347-1360
    DOI: 10.1007/s11135-013-9840-6

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