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Parametric inference and forecasting in continuously invertible volatility models

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  • Wintenberger, Olivier
  • Cai, Sixiang

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We introduce the notion of continuously invertible volatility models that relies on some Lyapunov condition and some regularity condition. We show that it is almost equivalent to the volatilities forecasting efficiency of the parametric inference approach based on the Stochastic Recurrence Equation (SRE) given in Straumann (2005). Under very weak assumptions, we prove the strong consistency and the asymptotic normality of an estimator based on the SRE. From this parametric estimation, we deduce a natural forecast of the volatility that is strongly consistent. We successfully apply this approach to recover known results on univariate and multivariate GARCH type models where our estimator coincides with the QMLE. In the EGARCH(1,1)model, we apply this approach to find a strongly consistence forecast and to prove that our estimator is asymptotically normal when the limiting covariance matrix exists. Finally, we give some encouraging empirical results of our approach on simulations and real data.

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  • Wintenberger, Olivier & Cai, Sixiang, 2011. "Parametric inference and forecasting in continuously invertible volatility models," MPRA Paper 31767, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    1. Francq, Christian & Wintenberger, Olivier & Zakoïan, Jean-Michel, 2013. "GARCH models without positivity constraints: Exponential or log GARCH?," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 177(1), pages 34-46.
    2. Arvanitis, Stelios & Louka, Alexandros, 2016. "A CLT for martingale transforms with infinite variance," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 119(C), pages 116-123.

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    Keywords

    Invertibility; volatility models; parametric estimation; strong consistency; asymptotic normality; asymmetric GARCH; exponential GARCH; stochastic recurrence equation; stationarity;

    JEL classification:

    • C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General
    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • C53 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Forecasting and Prediction Models; Simulation Methods
    • C01 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - Econometrics

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