Empirical Modeling of Contagion : A Review of Methodologies

Author/Editor:

Mardi Dungey ; Renee Fry ; Vance Martin ; Brenda Gonzalez-Hermosillo

Publication Date:

May 1, 2004

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

The existing literature suggests a number of alternative methods to test for the presence of contagion during financial market crises. This paper reviews those methods and shows how they are related in a unified framework. A number of extensions are also suggested that allow for multivariate testing, endogeneity issues, and structural breaks.

Series:

Working Paper No. 04/78

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

May 1, 2004

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451850130/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA0782004

Format:

Paper

Pages:

32

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