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Risk Management in Emerging Markets: Practical Methodologies and Empirical Tests
Company: Mulinational Finance Journal
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Year Of Publication: 2006
Month Of Publication: January
Pages: 179–221
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Language: English
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Date: 4-9-2012
Publisher: Administrator
This paper addresses a problem faced by smaller institutions operating in emerging markets, namely the significant lack of data. As many risk management techniques are data intensive, this problem may seem insurmountable. This paper introduces a new method, enriched historical simulation, which supplements the data in an emerging market with data from other markets. The principle behind this methodology is that when many markets are considered, the essence of emerging market economies comes to the fore, with local idiosyncrasies being washed out. This principle is illustrated on the problem of estimating Value-at-Risk on the Cyprus and Athens Stock Exchanges. Numerical tests show that standard models underestimate risks, but that estimates are improved significantly with the use of external data.
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