Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity

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Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (ARCH)

A nonlinear stochastic process, where the variance is time-varying, and a function of the past variance. ARCH processes have frequency distributions which have high peaks at the mean and fat-tails, much like fractal distributions. The ARCH model was invented by Robert Engle. The Generalized ARCH (GARCH) model is the most widely used and was pioneered by Tim Bollerslev. See: Fractal Distributions.

Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity

A statistical measure of the average error between a best fit line and actual data that uses past data to predict future performance. General Autoaggressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity is the most common way of doing this. See also: Fractal Distribution.
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As comparison to traditional time series models, ARCH models allowed the conditional variances to change during time as functions of precedent errors.
It is clear from these statistics, however, that various ARCH models may be appropriate in the study of the JEI and KLEI series.
5) Lastrapes (1989) showed that changes in the unconditional variance should receive consideration when specifying ARCH models.
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1993, Threshold ARCH models and Asymmetries in Volatility, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 8, 31-49.
ARCH models have been applied to interest rate data using the following model:
1993, "Threshold ARCH models and Asymmetries in Volatility," Journal of Applied Econometrics, 8, 31-49.
To address the problem of time-varying volatility we estimated ARCH models and found that the conditional variance of each AMNDR was predictable and that current shocks to a series increased the volatility of the series in the next period.
The ARCH models are frequently used for analysing financial time series [see Engle, Lillen and Bellerslev (1987); Agairy (1989) and Chou (1988)] and their application to event studies has been done by Jong, Kemma and Klock (1992).
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