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Forecasting Financial Crises and Contagion in Asia Using Dynamic Factor Analysis

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  • Andrea Cipollini

    (Queen Mary, University of London)

  • George Kapetanios

    () (Queen Mary, University of London)

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In this paper we compare the performance of a regional indicator of vulnerability in predicting, out of sample, the crisis events affecting the South East Asian region during the 1997-98 period. A Dynamic Factor method was used to retrieve the vulnerability indicator and stochastic simulation is used to produce probability forecasts. The empirical findings suggest evidence of financial contagion.

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  • Andrea Cipollini & George Kapetanios, 2005. "Forecasting Financial Crises and Contagion in Asia Using Dynamic Factor Analysis," Working Papers 538, Queen Mary University of London, School of Economics and Finance.
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    Keywords

    Financial contagion; Dynamic factor model;

    JEL classification:

    • 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
    • C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation
    • F34 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - International Lending and Debt Problems

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