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A Mixed Frequency Analysis Of Connections Between Macroeconomic Variables And Stock Markets In Central And Eastern Europe

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  • LUPU, Radu

    (Institute for Economic Forecasting, Romanian Academy)

  • CALIN, Adrian Cantemir

    (Institute for Economic Forecasting, Romanian Academy)

Abstract

The importance of connections between macroeconomic growth and financial markets is studied for a long time in the academic research. The special case of the developing countries, which is the case of the Central and Eastern European economies highlights this phenomenon even more, as many of them are still at the verge of reforming their economies. Our paper proposes the use of MIDAS regression in an analysis of the connections between macroeconomic growth and equity markets in this region in order to exhibit the importance of the latter for the reform strategies.

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  • LUPU, Radu & CALIN, Adrian Cantemir, 2014. "A Mixed Frequency Analysis Of Connections Between Macroeconomic Variables And Stock Markets In Central And Eastern Europe," Studii Financiare (Financial Studies), Centre of Financial and Monetary Research "Victor Slavescu", vol. 18(2), pages 69-79.
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    MIDAS regression; mixed frequency series; CEE markets;
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    JEL classification:

    • C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation
    • C53 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Forecasting and Prediction Models; Simulation Methods
    • G17 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Financial Forecasting and Simulation

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