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Multivariate Dynamic Probit Models: An Application to Financial Crises Mutation

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  • Elena-Ivona Dumitrescu

    () (LEO - Laboratoire d'économie d'Orleans - UO - Université d'Orléans - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Bertrand Candelon

    (Economics - Maastricht University [Maastricht])

  • Christophe Hurlin

    () (LEO - Laboratoire d'économie d'Orleans - UO - Université d'Orléans - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Franz C. Palm

    (Maastricht University [Maastricht])

Abstract

In this paper we propose a multivariate dynamic probit model. Our model can be considered as a non-linear VAR model for the latent variables associated with correlated binary time-series data. To estimate it, we implement an exact maximum-likelihood approach, hence providing a solution to the problem generally encountered in the formulation of multivariate probit models. Our framework allows us to apprehend dynamics and causality in several ways. Furthermore, we propose an impulse-response analysis for such models. An empirical application on three nancial crises is nally proposed.

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  • Elena-Ivona Dumitrescu & Bertrand Candelon & Christophe Hurlin & Franz C. Palm, 2012. "Multivariate Dynamic Probit Models: An Application to Financial Crises Mutation," Working Papers halshs-00630036, HAL.
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    Keywords

    Non-linear VAR; Multivariate dynamic probit models; Exact maximum likelihood; Impulse-response function; Financial crises; VAR non-linéaire; Probit multivarié dynamique; foction de réponse; Crise financière;
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