Heavy-Tailed Innovations in the R Package stochvol

Kastner, Gregor (2015) Heavy-Tailed Innovations in the R Package stochvol. WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna.


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We document how sampling from a conditional Student's t distribution is implemented in stochvol. Moreover, a simple example using EUR/CHF exchange rates illustrates how to use the augmented sampler. We conclude with results and implications. (author's abstract)

Item Type: Paper
Keywords: Student's t distribution / data augmentation / EUR/CHF exchange rates
Divisions: Departments > Finance, Accounting and Statistics > Statistics and Mathematics
Depositing User: Gertraud Novotny
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2016 12:57
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2018 20:37
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FIDES Link: https://bach.wu.ac.at/d/research/results/71932/
URI: https://epub.wu.ac.at/id/eprint/4918


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