Yuan Liao

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway

94 Rockafeller Road

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

United States

http://rci.rutgers.edu/~yl1114

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1.

Large Covariance Estimation by Thresholding Principal Orthogonal Complements

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 31 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 05 Jan 2013
Princeton University - Bendheim Center for Finance, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway and Princeton University
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High dimensionality, approximate factor model, unknown factors, principal components, sparse matrix, low-rank matrix, thresholding, cross-sectional correlation

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Projected Principal Component Analysis in Factor Models

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Jun 2014
Jianqing Fan, Yuan Liao and Weichen Wang
Princeton University - Bendheim Center for Finance, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering (ORFE)
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approximate factor model, high dimensionality, sieve approximation, semi-parametric

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Endogeneity in Ultrahigh Dimension

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Apr 2012
Jianqing Fan and Yuan Liao
Princeton University - Bendheim Center for Finance and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway
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Focused GMM, Sparsity recovery, Endogenous variables, Oracle property, Conditional moment restriction, Estimating equation, Over identification, Global minimization, Semi-parametric efficiency

4.

High Dimensional Covariance Matrix Estimation in Approximate Factor Models

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 May 2011 Last Revised: 26 May 2011
Princeton University - Bendheim Center for Finance, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway and Princeton University
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sparse estimation, thresholding, cross-sectional correlation, common factors, idiosyncratic, seemingly unrelated regression

5.

Power Enhancement in High Dimensional Cross-Sectional Tests

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2014
Jianqing Fan, Yuan Liao and Jiawei Yao
Princeton University - Bendheim Center for Finance, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway and Princeton University
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sparse alternatives, thresholding, large covariance matrix estimation, Wald-test, screening, cross-sectional independence, factor pricing model

6.

Thousands of Alpha Tests

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 18-09
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2019
Stefano Giglio, Yuan Liao and Dacheng Xiu
Yale School of Management, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Data Snooping, Multiple Testing, Alpha Testing, Factor Models, Hedge Fund Performance, False Discovery Rate, Machine Learning

7.

Risks of Large Portfolios

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Feb 2013
Jianqing Fan, Yuan Liao and Xiaofeng Shi
Princeton University - Bendheim Center for Finance, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway and Princeton University
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Augmented Factor Models with Applications to Validating Market Risk Factors and Forecasting Bond Risk Premia

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2018
Jianqing Fan, Yuan Ke and Yuan Liao
Princeton University - Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University - Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering (ORFE) and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway
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Huber loss, Heavy tails, Forecasts, Fama-French factors, Large dimensions

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Efficient Estimation of Approximate Factor Models via Regularized Maximum Likelihood

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
Jushan Bai and Yuan Liao
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway
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High dimensionality, unknown factors, principal components, sparse matrix, conditional sparse, thresholding, cross-sectional correlation, penalized maximum likelihood, adaptive lasso, heteroskedasticity

10.

Bayesian Analysis of Risk for Data Mining Based on Empirical Likelihood

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Feb 2011
Yuan Liao and Wenxin Jiang
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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classification, consistency, partial identification, moment condition, EL-posterior

11.

Statistical Inferences Using Large Estimated Covariances for Panel Data and Factor Models

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Nov 2013
Jushan Bai and Yuan Liao
New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway
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High dimensionality, unknown factors, conditional sparsity, thresholding, cross-sectional correlation, heteroskedasticity, optimal weight matrix, interactive effect

12.

Uniform Inference for Characteristic Effects of Large Continuous-Time Linear Models

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2018
Yuan Liao and Xiye Yang
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Department of Economics
Downloads 48 (388,314)

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Large dimensions, high-frequency data, cross-sectional bootstrap

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Semi-Parametric Bayesian Partially Identified Models Based on Support Function

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 13 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2012
Yuan Liao and Anna Simoni
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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partial identification, posterior consistency, concentration rate, support function, two-sided Bayesian credible sets, identified set, coverage probability, moment inequality models

14.

A Lava Attack on the Recovery of Sums of Dense and Sparse Signals

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Econometrics and Statistics and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway
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high-dimensional models, penalization, shrinkage, non-sparse signal recovery

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Posterior Consistency of Nonparametric Conditional Moment Restricted Models

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 24 May 2011
Yuan Liao and Wenxin Jiang
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Identified Region, Limited Information Likelihood, Sieve Approximation, Nonparametric Instrumental Variable, Ill-Posed Problem, Partial Identification, Bayesian Inference

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Bayesian Analysis in Moment Inequality Models

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Yuan Liao and Wenxin Jiang
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Identified region, limited information likelihood, consistent set estimation, maximum posterior, model and moment selection

17.

Factor-Driven Two-Regime Regression

Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway, Seoul National University - School of Economics and University of Rochester - Department of Economics

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threshold regression, factors, mixed integer optimization, panel data, phase transition, oracle properties, l0-penalization

18.

An Overview of the Estimation of Large Covariance and Precision Matrices

The Econometrics Journal, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. C1-C32, 2016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 May 2016
Jianqing Fan, Yuan Liao and Han Liu
Princeton University - Bendheim Center for Finance, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering (ORFE)
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Approximate factor model, Elliptical distribution, Graphical model, Heavy‐tailed, High‐dimensionality, Low‐rank matrix, Principal components, Rank‐based methods, Sparse matrix, Thresholding