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Network Analysis of the e-MID Overnight Money Market: The Informational Value of Different Aggregation Levels for Intrinsic Dynamic Processes

  • Karl Finger
  • Daniel Fricke
  • Thomas Lux

In this paper, we analyze the network properties of the Italian e-MID data based on overnight loans during the period 1999-2010. We show that the networks appear to be random at the daily level, but contain significant non-random structure for longer aggregation periods. In this sense, the daily networks cannot be considered as being representative for the underlying `latent' network. Rather, the development of various network statistics under time aggregation points toward strong non-random determinants of link formation. We also identify the global financial crisis as a significant structural break for many network measures

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Paper provided by Kiel Institute for the World Economy in its series Kiel Working Papers with number 1782.

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Length: 26 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2012
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Handle: RePEc:kie:kieliw:1782
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