Non-parametric and Flexible Time Series Estimators

  • Jürgen Franke
  • Wolfgang Karl Härdle
  • Christian Matthias Hafner
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With the analysis of (financial) time series, one of the most important goals is to produce forecasts. Using past data one can argue about the future mean, the future volatility, and so on, however a flexible method of producing such estimates will be introduced in this chapter.


Option Price Risk Premium Conditional Variance Stochastic Volatility Implied Volatility 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jürgen Franke
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Karl Härdle
    • 2
    • 3
  • Christian Matthias Hafner
    • 4
  1. 1.FB MathematikTU KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany
  2. 2.Ladislaus von Bortkiewicz Chair of Statistics C.A.S.E. Centre for Applied Statistics and Economics School of Business and EconomicsHumboldt-Universität zu BerlinBerlinGermany
  3. 3.Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial EconomicsSingapore Management UniversitySingaporeSingapore
  4. 4.Inst. StatistiqueUniversité Catholique de LouvainLeuven-la-NeuveBelgium

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