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A Two-Factor Model of the German Term Structure of Interest Rates

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  • Cassola, N.
  • Luis, J.B.

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In this paper we show that a two-factor constant volatility model provides an adequate description of the dynamics and shape of the German term structure of interest rates from 1972 up to 1998.

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  • Cassola, N. & Luis, J.B., 2001. "A Two-Factor Model of the German Term Structure of Interest Rates," Papers 46, Quebec a Montreal - Recherche en gestion.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:uqamge:46
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    1. Durré, Alain & Evjen, Snorre & Pilegaard, Rasmus, 2003. "Estimating risk premia in money market rates," Working Paper Series 221, European Central Bank.
    2. Bao, Jianhai & Yuan, Chenggui, 2013. "Long-term behavior of stochastic interest rate models with jumps and memory," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 53(1), pages 266-272.

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    Keywords

    EXPECTATIONS ; PRICING ; ECONOMIC MODELS;

    JEL classification:

    • E43 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Interest Rates: Determination, Term Structure, and Effects
    • G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates

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