An Alternative Conditional Asymmetry Specification for Stock Returns
The paper advances the log-generalized gamma distribution as a suitable generator of conditional skewness. Based on the NYSE composite daily returns an asMA-asQGARCH model along with skewness dynamics is estimated. The results indicate a skewness that varies between sizeable negative skewness and almost symmetry. The conditional variance and skewness measures are negatively correlated.
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|Date of creation:||23 Apr 2001|
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|Publication status:||Published in Applied Financial Economics , 2003, pages 537-541.|
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