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Estimation of Volatility Functions in Jump Diffusions Using Truncated Bipower Increments

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  • Kim, Jihyun
  • Park, Joon
  • Wang, Bin

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In the paper, we introduce and analyze a new methodology to estimate the volatility functions of jump diffusion models. Our methodology relies on the standard kernel estimation technique using truncated bipower increments. The relevant asymptotics are fully developed, which allow for the time span to increase as well as the sampling interval to decrease and accommodate both stationary and nonstationary recurrent processes. We evaluate the performance of our estimators by simulation and provide some illustrative empirical analyses.

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  • Kim, Jihyun & Park, Joon & Wang, Bin, 2020. "Estimation of Volatility Functions in Jump Diffusions Using Truncated Bipower Increments," TSE Working Papers 20-1096, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE).
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    Keywords

    nonparametric estimation; jump diffusion; aymptotics; diffusive and jump; volatility functions; Lévy measure; optimal bandwidth; bipower increment; threshold truncation.;
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    JEL classification:

    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
    • C22 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes
    • C58 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Financial Econometrics

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