Search for dissertations about: "Realized volatility"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Realized volatility.

  1. 1. Essays on Realized Volatility and Jumps

    Author : Marcus Larsson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Jumps; Bi-power variation; High frequency data; Realized volatility;

    Abstract : Financial markets sometimes generate significant discontinuities, so called jumps, triggered by large informational shocks and extreme events. In the last decade, there is an increasing interest in financial economics towards modeling these jumps which may have significant consequences for risk management, and portfolio allocation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modeling financial volatility : A functional approach with applications to Swedish limit order book data

    Author : Suad Elezovic; Xavier de Luna; Gunnar Rosenqvist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Financial data; functional time series; multivariate generalized least squares; seemingly unrelated autoregression; Statistics; computer and systems science; Statistik; data- och systemvetenskap; ekonometri; Econometrics;

    Abstract : This thesis is designed to offer an approach to modeling volatility in the Swedish limit order market. Realized quadratic variation is used as an estimator of the integrated variance, which is a measure of the variability of a stochastic process in continuous time. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Time Series Analysis : With Applications to Financial Econometrics

    Author : Daniel Preve; Rolf Larsson; Bent Nielsen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; non-Gaussian time series; nonnegative autoregression; robust estimation; strong convergence; realized volatility; volatility forecast; forecast comparison; Diebold-Mariano test; Statistics; Statistik;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis is comprised of four papers that all relate to the subject of Time Series Analysis.The first paper of the thesis considers point estimation in a nonnegative, hence non-Gaussian, AR(1) model. The parameter estimation is carried out using a type of extreme value estimators (EVEs). READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on VIX Futures and Options

    Author : Bujar Huskaj; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NIG; Long memory; Futures; FIGARCH; FIAPARCH; Options; Realized volatility; VaR; VIX; Volume;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays on VIX futures and options, and deals with issues highly relevant to all financial markets, such as understanding the operation of markets and developing flexible and tractable pricing models for contracts traded in them. It consists of four chapters. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optimal Decisions in the Equity Index Derivatives Markets Using Option Implied Information

    Author : Mathias Barkhagen; Jörgen Blomvall; Alan J. King; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Option implied information; Optimal decisions; Equity index derivatives; Stochastic programming; Local volatility surface; Real-world density;

    Abstract : This dissertation is centered around two comprehensive themes: the extraction of information embedded in equity index option prices, and how to use this information in order to be able to make optimal decisions in the equity index option markets. These problems are important for decision makers in the equity index options markets, since they are continuously faced with making decisions under uncertainty given observed market prices. READ MORE