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      A factor model of seasonality in stock returns 

      Gardeazabal, Javier; Regúlez Castillo, Marta (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      Most empirical evidence on stock market seasonality is based on the Dummy Variable Approach (DVA). Typically, the DVA leaves too much variability of stock returns unexplained and inference usually leads to weak or null ...
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      A Note on Risk Acceptance, Bankruptcy Avoidance and Riskiness Measures 

      Chamorro Elosua, Arritokieta; Usategui Díaz de Otalora, José María (2013-09-30)
      In this work we clarify the relationships between riskiness, risk acceptance and bankruptcy avoidance. We distinguish between the restriction on the current wealth required to make a gamble acceptable to the decision maker ...
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      An Alternative View of the US Price-Dividend Ratio Dynamics 

      Londoño Yarce, Juan Miguel; Regúlez Castillo, Marta; Vázquez Pérez, Jesús (2014-12)
      As a necessary condition for the validity of the present value model, the price-dividend ratio must be stationary. However, significant market episodes seem to provide evidence of prices significantly drifting apart from ...
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      An empirical comparison of the performance of alternative option pricing models 

      Rubio Irigoyen, Gonzalo; Ferreira García, María Eva; Gago, Mónica; León, Angel (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      This paper presents a comparison of alternative option pricing models based neither on jump-diffusion nor stochastic volatility data generating processes. We assume either a smooth volatility function of some previously ...
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      Asset pricing and systematic liquidity risk: an empirical investigation of the Spanish stock market 

      Rubio Irigoyen, Gonzalo; Martínez Sedano, Miguel Ángel; Nieto, Belén (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      Systematic liquidity shocks should affect the optimal behavior of agents in financial markets. Indeed, fluctuations in various measures of liquidity are significantly correlated across common stocks. Accordingly, this ...
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      Autorregresive conditional volatility, skewness and kurtosis 

      León, Angel; Rubio Irigoyen, Gonzalo; Serna, Gregorio (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      This paper proposes a GARCH-type model allowing for time-varying volatility, skewness and kurtosis. The model is estimated assuming a Gram-Charlier series expansion of the normal density function for the error term, which ...
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      Consumer Confidence and Yield Spreads in Europe 

      Ferreira García, María Eva; Martínez, María Isabel; Navarro, Eliseo; Rubio Irigoyen, Gonzalo (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-02)
      This paper shows the extraordinary capacity of yield spreads to anticipate consumption growth as proxy by the Economic Sentiment Indicator elaborated by the European Commission in order to predict turning points in business ...
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      Option-Implied Preferences Adjustments and Risk-Neutral Density Forecasts 

      Alonso, Francisco; Blanco, Roberto; Rubio Irigoyen, Gonzalo (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-06)
      The main objective of this paper is to analyse the value of information contained in prices of options on the IBEX 35 index at the Spanish Stock Exchange Market. The forward looking information is extracted using implied ...
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      Smiling under stochastic volatility 

      León, Angel; Rubio Irigoyen, Gonzalo (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002)
      This paper studies the behavior of the implied volatility function (smile) when the true distribution of the underlying asset is consistent with the stochastic volatility model proposed by Heston (1993). The main result ...
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      Switching Equilibria: The Present Value Model for Stock Prices Revisited 

      Gutiérrez Huerta, María José; Vázquez Pérez, Jesús (2002-07)
      This paper analyzes the different dynamic features displayed by alternative RE equilibria and how these features change for small perturbations of the dividend process parameters. Using historical US data and structural ...
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      Testing the Forecasting Performance of Ibex 35 Option-implied Risk-neutral Densities 

      Alonso, Francisco; Blanco, Roberto; Rubio Irigoyen, Gonzalo (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-01)
      The main objective of this paper is to test whether the risk-neutral densities (RNDs) implied in the prices of the future options contract on the Spanish IBEX 35 index accurately predict the distribution of future outcomes ...
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      The Black Box of Mutual Fund Fees 

      Gil Bazo, Javier; Martínez Sedano, Miguel Ángel (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2004)
      This paper re-examines the determinants of mutual fund fees paid by mutual fund shareholders for management costs and other expenses. There are two novelties with respect to previous studies. First, each type of fee is ...
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      The Relationship between Risk and Expected Return in Europe 

      León, Angel; Nave, Juan; Rubio Irigoyen, Gonzalo (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2005-01)
      We employ MIDAS (Mixed Data Sampling) to study the risk-expected return trade-off in several European stock indices. Using MIDAS, we report that, in most indices, there is a significant and positive relationship between ...
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      Understanding the ex-ante cost of liquidity in the limit order book: A note 

      Martínez Sedano, Miguel Ángel; Rubio Irigoyen, Gonzalo; Tapia, Mikel (University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2002-01)
      This paper estimates a new measure of liquidity costs in a market driven by orders. It represents thecost of simultaneously buying and selling a given amount of shares, and it is given by a single measure of ex-ante liquidity ...