Estimation of Hyperbolic Diffusion using MCMC Method

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dc.contributor.author Tse, Y.K. en
dc.contributor.author Zhang, Bill en
dc.contributor.author Yu, Jun en
dc.date.accessioned 2006-11-30T20:53:34Z en
dc.date.available 2006-11-30T20:53:34Z en
dc.date.issued 2002 en
dc.identifier.citation Department of Economics Working Paper Series 236 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/182 en
dc.description.abstract In this paper we propose a Bayesian method for estimating hyperbolic diffusion models. The approach is based on the Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) method after discretization via the Milstein scheme. Our simulation study shows that the hyperbolic diffusion exhibits many of the stylized facts about asset returns documented in the financial econometrics literature, such as a slowly declining autocorrelation function of absolute returns. We demonstrate that the MCMC method provides a useful tool to analyze hyperbolic diffusions. In particular, quantities of posterior distributions obtained from MCMC outputs can be used for statistical inferences. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher ResearchSpace@Auckland en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Department of Economics Working Paper Series (1997-2006) en
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dc.subject.other Markov ChainMonte Carlo en
dc.subject.other Economics en
dc.title Estimation of Hyperbolic Diffusion using MCMC Method en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: the author en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/OpenAccess en
pubs.org-id Economics en


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