Modeling Financial Time Series with S-PLUS

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Springer Science & Business Media, Sep 12, 2003 - Business & Economics - 632 pages
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The field of financial econometrics has exploded since the early 1990s. This book represents an integration of theory, methods and examples using the S-PLUS statistical modeling language and the S+FinMetrics module to facilitate the practice of financial econometrics. It shows the power of S-PLUS for the analysis of time series data. It is written for researchers and practitioners in the finance industry, academic researchers in economics and finance, and advanced MBA and graduate students in economics and finance. Readers are assumed to have a basic knowledge of S-PLUS and a solid grounding in basic statistics and time series concepts.

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Time Series Specification Manipulation
Time Series Concepts
Unit Root Tests
Modeling Extreme Values
Time Series Regression Modeling
Univariate GARCH Modeling
Long Memory Time Series Modeling
Rolling Analysis of Time Series
S+FinMetrics Function rollOLS
Systems of Regression Equations
Vector Autoregressive Models for Multivariate
Multivariate GARCH Modeling
State Space Models

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Eric Zivot is an associate professor and Gary Waterman Distinguished Scholar in the Economics Department, and adjunct associate professor of finance in the Business School at the University of Washington. He regularly teaches courses on econometric theory, financial econometrics and time series econometrics, and is the recipient of the Henry T. Buechel Award for Outstanding Teaching. He is an associate editor of Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics. He has published papers in the leading econometrics journals, including Econometrica, Econometric Theory, the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Journal of Econometrics, and the Review of Economics and Statistics.

Jiahui Wang is an employee of Ronin Capital LLC. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Washington in 1997. He has published in leading econometrics journals such as Econometrica and Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, and is the Principal Investigator of National Science Foundation SBIR grants. In 2002 Dr. Wang was selected as one of the "2000 Outstanding Scholars of the 21st Century" by International Biographical Centre.