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Backtesting VaR Accuracy: A Simple and Powerful Test

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  • Christophe HURLIN

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  • Sessi TOKPAVI

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  • Christophe HURLIN & Sessi TOKPAVI, 2006. "Backtesting VaR Accuracy: A Simple and Powerful Test," LEO Working Papers / DR LEO 268, Orleans Economics Laboratory / Laboratoire d'Economie d'Orleans (LEO), University of Orleans.
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    1. Boucher, Christophe M. & Daníelsson, Jón & Kouontchou, Patrick S. & Maillet, Bertrand B., 2014. "Risk models-at-risk," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 44(C), pages 72-92.

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    Backtesting; VaR; Accuracy; Simple; Powerful; Test;

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