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Speculative Behaviour, Regime-Switching and Stock Market Crashes

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  • Simon van Norden
  • Huntley Schaller

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This paper uses regime-switching econometrics to study stock market crashes and to explore the ability to two very different economic explanations to account for historical crashes.

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  • Simon van Norden & Huntley Schaller, 1996. "Speculative Behaviour, Regime-Switching and Stock Market Crashes," Staff Working Papers 96-13, Bank of Canada.
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    • E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
    • E47 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Forecasting and Simulation: Models and Applications

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