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The Contagion from the 2007-09 US Stock Market Crash


Castellanos, Arnulfo M. and Vargas, Francisco S. and Rentería, Luis G. (2011) The Contagion from the 2007-09 US Stock Market Crash. The International Journal of Banking and Finance, 8 (4). pp. 67-81. ISSN 1617-722

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Abstract

The global financial crisis that took place during the period 2007-09 had its most prominent manifestation in the general stock market crash. This could be studied from the perspective of financial contagion, using a mathematical tool known as wavelets. This paper aims to assess the impact of the US stock market crash on the other stock markets all over the world. As an initial point the assumption that the former was the epicenter of the global financial crisis stands out. In order to determine the existence of differentiated impacts that show the presence of inertial factors in different stock exchange markets, a filtering technique is used on stock market indexes to assess such impacts. The data series are worked out on different time scales in order to identify short and long term effects.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Contagion, global stock market crash, united states, wavelets
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: School of Economics, Finance & Banking
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2018 01:40
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2018 01:40
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/25032

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