Olivier Ledoit

University of Zurich - Department of Economics

Wilfriedstrasse 6

Zürich, 8032

Switzerland

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Honey, I Shrunk the Sample Covariance Matrix

UPF Economics and Business Working Paper No. 691
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Sep 2003
Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Covariance matrix, Markovitz optimization, shrinkage, tracking error

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Relative Pricing of Options with Stochastic Volatility

University of California-Los Angeles Finance Working Paper 9-98
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Sep 1998
Olivier Ledoit and Pedro Santa-Clara
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and New University of Lisbon - Nova School of Business and Economics
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Nonlinear Shrinkage of the Covariance Matrix for Portfolio Selection: Markowitz Meets Goldilocks

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 24 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Large-dimensional asymptotics, Markowitz portfolio selection, nonlinear shrinkage

Flexible Multivariate GARCH Modeling with an Application to International Stock Markets

UPF, Economics and Business Working Paper No. 578
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Oct 2002
Olivier Ledoit, Pedro Santa-Clara and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, New University of Lisbon - Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Diagonal-Vech model multivariate GARCH, unrestricted estimation

Flexible Multivariate GARCH Modeling with an Application to International Stock Markets

Review of Economics and Statistics, Forthcoming
Posted: 19 Oct 2002
Olivier Ledoit, Pedro Santa-Clara and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, New University of Lisbon - Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics

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Diagonal-Vech model multivariate GARCH, unrestricted estimation

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Efficient Sorting: A More Powerful Test for Cross-Sectional Anomalies

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 238, Revised version
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 27 May 2018
Olivier Ledoit, Michael Wolf and Zhao Zhao
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Huazhong University of Science and Technology - Department of Economics
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Cross-section of returns, dynamic conditional correlations, GARCH, Markowitz portfolio selection, nonlinear shrinkage

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Analytical Nonlinear Shrinkage of Large-Dimensional Covariance Matrices

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 264, Revised version
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2018
Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Kernel estimation, Hilbert transform, large-dimensional asymptotics, nonlinear shrinkage, rotation equivariance

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Large Dynamic Covariance Matrices

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 231, Revised version
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
Robert F. Engle, Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
New York University - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Composite likelihood, dynamic conditional correlations, GARCH, Markowitz portfolio selection, nonlinear shrinkage

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Central Limit Theorems When Data Are Dependent: Addressing the Pedagogical Gaps

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2009
Timothy Falcon Crack and Olivier Ledoit
University of Otago - Department of Accountancy and Finance and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Central Limit Theorem, Dependent Data, Gaussian AR(1), Monte-Carlo, Asymptotic Distributions

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Nonlinear Shrinkage Estimation of Large-Dimensional Covariance Matrices

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics University of Zurich Working Paper No. 515
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2013
Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Large-dimensional asymptotics, nonlinear shrinkage, rotation equivariance

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Factor Models for Portfolio Selection in Large Dimensions: The Good, the Better and the Ugly

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 290, Revised version
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2018
Gianluca De Nard, Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Banking and Finance, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Dynamic conditional correlations, factor models, multivariate GARCH, Markowitz portfolio selection, nonlinear shrinkage

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Optimal Estimation of a Large-Dimensional Covariance Matrix Under Stein's Loss

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 122, Revised version
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 15 May 2013 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2017
Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Large-dimensional asymptotics, nonlinear shrinkage estimation, random matrix theory, rotation equivariance, Stein's loss

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The Redistributive Effects of Monetary Policy

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2017
Daniel Andrei, Bernard Herskovic and Olivier Ledoit
McGill University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Monetary policy, redistribution, networks

The Redistributive Effects of Monetary Policy

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Nov 2011
Olivier Ledoit
University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Money, redistribution, policy, central bank, social network, topology

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Spectrum Estimation: A Unified Framework for Covariance Matrix Estimation and PCA in Large Dimensions

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2013
Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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large-dimensional asymptotics, covariance matrix eigenvalues, nonlinear shrinkage, principal component analysis

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A New Portfolio Formation Approach to Mispricing of Marketing Performance Indicators with an Application to Customer Satisfaction

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2013
David R. Bell, Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Pennsylvania - Marketing Department, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Customer satisfaction, financial performance, long-short portfolio, mispricing

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The Coexistence of Commodity Money and Fiat Money

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Oct 2011
Olivier Ledoit and Sébastien Lotz
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and CNRS-University of Paris 2
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Currency competition, commodity money, fiat money, gold, safe haven, search models

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Robust Performance Hypothesis Testing with the Variance

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics University of Zurich Working Paper No. 516
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Oct 2010
Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Bootstrap, HAC inference, Variance

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The Power of (Non-)Linear Shrinking: A Review and Guide to Covariance Matrix Estimation

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 323, Revised version
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2020
Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Dynamic conditional correlations, factor models, large-dimensional asymptotics, Markowitz portfolio selection, rotation equivariance

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Eigenvectors of Some Large Sample Covariance Matrices Ensembles

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Apr 2009
Olivier Ledoit and Sandrine Péché
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Asymptotic distribution, bias correction, eigenvectors and eigenvalues, principal component analysis, random matrix theory, sample covariance matrix, shrinkage estimator, Stieltjes transform

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Choice Democracy

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 38
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Olivier Ledoit
University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Democracy, choice, polyarchy, stability, competition, effciency

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Quadratic Shrinkage for Large Covariance Matrices

University of Zurich, Departmenf of Economics, Working Paper No. 335
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Nov 2019
Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Inverse shrinkage, Hilbert transform, large-dimensional asymptotics, signal amplitude, Stein shrinkage

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Risk Reduction and Efficiency Increase in Large Portfolios: Leverage and Shrinkage

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 328, Revised version
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2020
Zhao Zhao, Olivier Ledoit and Hui Jiang
Huazhong University of Science and Technology - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Formerly Tongi Medical University)
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DCC, nonlinear shrinkage, leverage constraints, large portfolios, risk reduction, Markowitz mean-variance efficiency, multivariate GARCH

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Shrinkage Estimation of Large Covariance Matrices: Keep it Simple, Statistician?

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 327, Revised Version
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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large-dimensional asymptotics, random matrix theory, rotation equivariance

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Robust Performance Hypothesis Testing with Smooth Functions of Population Moments

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 305
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Nov 2018
Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Bootstrap, HAC Inference, Kurtosis, Sharpe Ratio, Sknewness, Variance

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Numerical Implementation of the QuEST Function

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 215, Revised version
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2017
Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Large-dimensional asymptotics, numerical optimization, random matrix theory, spectrum estimation

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Some Hypothesis Tests for the Covariance Matrix When the Dimension is Large Compared to the Sample Size

The Annals of Statistics, Vol. 30, No. 4, August 2002
Posted: 23 Aug 2002
Olivier Ledoit and Michael Wolf
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics

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Concentration asymptotics, equality test, sphericity test

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Gain, Loss, and Asset Pricing

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 108, No. 1, Feb. 2000
Posted: 19 Apr 2000
Antonio E. Bernardo and Olivier Ledoit
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Finance Area and University of Zurich - Department of Economics

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