Ramaprasad Bhar

UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies

Associate Professor (Retd.)

Sydney, NSW 2052

Australia

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1.

Construction of Zero-Coupon Yield Curve from Coupon Bond Yield Using Australian Data

U. of Technology, Sydney Finance and Economics Working Paper No. 70
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Feb 2006
Ramaprasad Bhar and Carl Chiarella
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and University of Technology, Sydney - UTS Business School, Finance Discipline Group
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Component Structure of Credit Default Swap Spreads and Their Determinants

21st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2008 Paper
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Sep 2008
Ramaprasad Bhar, David B. Colwell and Peipei Wang
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and Deakin University
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Credit default swaps, Credit risk, Latent components, Kalman filter

Component Structure of Credit Default Swap Spreads and Their Determinants

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Dec 2017
Ramaprasad Bhar, David B. Colwell and Peipei Wang
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and Deakin University
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CDS Spread, Component Structure, State Space Model

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A Multifactor Model of Credit Spreads

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Ramaprasad Bhar and Nedim Handzic
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Credit Spreads, Macroeconomic Factors, Kalman Filter

A Multifactor Model of Credit Spreads

21st Australasian Finance and Banking Conference 2008 Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Sep 2008
Ramaprasad Bhar and Nedim Handzic
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Credit Spreads, Macroeconomic Factors, Kalman Filter, State-space model

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Exchange Rate Volatility and its Impact on the Transaction Costs of Covered Interest Rate Parity

Japan and the World Economy, Vol. 16, pp.503-525, 2004
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Oct 2003
Ramaprasad Bhar, Toan M. Pham and Suk-Joong Kim
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and The University of Sydney Business School
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Deviations from CIP, Markov regime shifting probabilities

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Are There Rational Bubbles in the US Stock Market? Overview and a New Test

ASSET PRICE BUBBLES: IMPLICATIONS FOR MONETARY AND REGULATORY POLICY, ELSEVIER SCIENCE, George Kaufman, ed., pp. 125-144, Elsevier Science, 2001
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Ramaprasad Bhar and A. (Tassos) G. Malliaris
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and Loyola University Chicago
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Stock Market, Asset Bubbles, Testing for Market Overvaluation, Fundamental Valuation

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Interest Rate Futures: Estimation of Volatility Parameters in an Arbitrage-Free Framework

U. of Technology, Sydney Finance and Economics Working Paper No. 55
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 Feb 2006
Ramaprasad Bhar and Carl Chiarella
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and University of Technology, Sydney - UTS Business School, Finance Discipline Group
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Oil Prices and the Impact of the Financial Crisis of 2007-2009

Energy Economics, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2011
A. (Tassos) G. Malliaris and Ramaprasad Bhar
Loyola University Chicago and UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies
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Oil prices, Euro, Gold, Time series analysis, Markov switching regimes

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Approximating Heath-Jarrow-Morton Non-Markovian Term Structure of Interest Rate Models with Markovian Systems

U. of Technology, Sydney Finance and Economics Working Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Feb 2006
Ramaprasad Bhar and Carl Chiarella
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and University of Technology, Sydney - UTS Business School, Finance Discipline Group
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The Estimation of the Heath-Jarrow-Morton Model by Use of Kalman Filtering Techniques

U. of Technology, Sydney Finance and Economics Working Paper No. 54
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Feb 2006
Ramaprasad Bhar and Carl Chiarella
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and University of Technology, Sydney - UTS Business School, Finance Discipline Group
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Transformation of Heath-Jarrow-Morton Models to Markovian Systems

U. of Technology, Sydney Finance and Economics Working Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 21 Feb 2006
Ramaprasad Bhar and Carl Chiarella
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and University of Technology, Sydney - UTS Business School, Finance Discipline Group
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Characteristic of Implied Volatility of CDSwaptions in ITraxx Market and its Relationship to Stock Market

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 May 2009
Ramaprasad Bhar, David B. Colwell and Peipei Wang
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Banking and Finance and Deakin University
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Quantitative Easing and the U.S. Stock Market: A Decision Tree Analysis

Review of Economic Analysis 7 (2015)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies, Loyola University Chicago and Loyola University Chicago
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Quantitative Easing, Decision Tree, Stock Market, S&P 500 Index, 10 Year Notes

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Comparing Estimation Procedures for Stochastic Volatility Models of Short-Term Interest Rates

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2009
Ramaprasad Bhar and Damien Lee
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Short term interest rates, Stochastic Volatility, Maximum likelihood estimation, Monte Carlo Likelihood, Particle Filter.

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CDS Option Valuation under Double-Exponential Jump-Diffusion (DEJD)

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Jan 2013
Ramaprasad Bhar and Nedim Handzic
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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Double exponential jump-diffusion, Pareto-beta jump diffusion, Leptokurtic distribution, Volatility smile, Skew, Maximum likelihood, CDS options, iTraxx, MLE

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Dividends, Momentum and Macroeconomic Variables as Determinants of the U.S. Equity Premium Across Economic Regimes

Review of Behavioral Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 28 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2011
A. (Tassos) G. Malliaris and Ramaprasad Bhar
Loyola University Chicago and UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies
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Excess stock returns, equity premium, dividends, macroeconomic variables, momentum, Markov regimes

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Estimating the Term Structure of Volatility in Futures Yield - a Maximum Likelihood Approach

U. of Technology, Sydney Finance and Economics Working Paper No. 56
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Feb 2006
Ramaprasad Bhar and Carl Chiarella
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and University of Technology, Sydney - UTS Business School, Finance Discipline Group
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The Impact of Large-Scale Asset Purchases on the S&P 500 Index, Long-Term Interest Rates and Unemployment

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 Jun 2015
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies, Loyola University Chicago and Loyola University Chicago
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Quantitative Easing, Stock Market, S&P 500 Index, 10 Year Notes, Unemployment

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Speculative Components in Mature Stock Markets: Do They Exist and are They Related?

Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting, Vol. 3, pp. 217-246, 2006
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 19 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2008
Ramaprasad Bhar and A. (Tassos) G. Malliaris
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and Loyola University Chicago
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Speculative, components, mature, stock, markets

Asset Price Momentum and Monetary Policy: Time Varying Parameter Estimation of Taylor Rules

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Nov 2013
Ramaprasad Bhar and A. (Tassos) G. Malliaris
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and Loyola University Chicago
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Monetary policy rule, Nonlinear model, Stock market, Housing market, Time-varying coefficient

Asset Price Momentum and Monetary Policy: Time Varying Parameter Estimation of Taylor Rules

Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Apr 2016
Ramaprasad Bhar and A. (Tassos) G. Malliaris
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and Loyola University Chicago
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Monetary policy rule, Nonlinear model, Stock market, Housing market, Time-varying coefficient

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A Structural Model for the Fair Valuation of CDS Index Tranches

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Feb 2018
Ramaprasad Bhar and Nedim Handzic
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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CDS, CDO, Structural Model, Credit Risk, Copula

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Bootstrap Results from the State Space from Representation of the Heath-Jarrow-Morton Model

U. of Technology, Sydney Finance and Economics Working Paper No. 66
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Feb 2006
Ramaprasad Bhar and Carl Chiarella
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and University of Technology, Sydney - UTS Business School, Finance Discipline Group
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Modeling U.S. Monetary Policy during the Global Financial Crisis and Lessons for COVID-19

Journal of Policy Modeling, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Sep 2020
Ramaprasad Bhar and A. (Tassos) G. Malliaris
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and Loyola University Chicago
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Monetary Policy, Quantitative Easing, 10-Year Treasury Rate, Unemployment, Labor Market, The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Fed

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Computational Issues in the Stochastic Discount Factor Framework for Equity Risk Premium

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Nov 2013
Ramaprasad Bhar and A. (Tassos) G. Malliaris
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and Loyola University Chicago
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Equity premium, Stochastic discount factor, Daily frequency, Momentum, Copula

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Relationships between Financial Sectors’ CDS Spreads and Other Gauges of Risk: Did the Great Recession Change Them?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Sep 2011
Shawkat M. Hammoudeh, Ramaprasad Bhar and Tengdong Liu
Drexel University - Lebow College of Business, UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and Drexel University - Bennett S. LeBow College of Business
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CDS, Risk Premium, Great Recession, Quantitative Easing

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CDS Option Valuation with Double-Exponential Jumps

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Feb 2018
Ramaprasad Bhar and Nedim Handzic
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and University of New South Wales (UNSW)
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CDS, Volatility, Skew, Double-Exponential, Jump Diffusion

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What Factors Contribute to U.S. Stock Market Bubbles?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Mar 2008
Ramaprasad Bhar and A. (Tassos) G. Malliaris
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and Loyola University Chicago
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Bubbles, Excessive stock returns, Macroeconomic variables, Regimes, Business cycles

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Excess U.S. Equity Returns: Are They Determined by Fundamental or Behavioral Variables?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Aug 2007
Ramaprasad Bhar and A. (Tassos) G. Malliaris
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and Loyola University Chicago
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Excessive stock returns, macroeconomic variables, Regimes, Business cycle

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Oil Prices and Equity Returns in the BRIC Countries

World Economy, Vol. 32, Issue 7, pp. 1036-1054, July 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
Ramaprasad Bhar and Biljana Nikolova
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Measuring the Interconnectedness of Financial Institutions

Economic Systems, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2013
Posted: 26 Feb 2015
Ramaprasad Bhar and Biljana Nikolova
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and Independent

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Interconnectedness, Convergence, Kalman filter, Financial institutions

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Stochastic Filtering with Applications in Finance

STOCHASTIC FILTERING WITH APPLICATIONS IN FINANCE, 2010
Posted: 29 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2010
Ramaprasad Bhar
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies

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Kalman Filter, Stochastic Volatility, Unscented Kalman Filter, Extended Kalman Filter, Interest Rate Process, Stochastic Volatility, Inflation Uncertainty, Forward Exchange Rate, Equity Price of Risk, Credit Default Swaps

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Co-Movement in the Price of Risk of Aggregate Equity Markets

Economic Systems, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2007
Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Ramaprasad Bhar and Shigeyuki Hamori
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and Kobe University - Faculty of Economics

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Price of risk, Risk premium, GARCH, Unobserved component

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New Evidence of Linkages Among G7 Stock Markets

Finance Letters, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2003
Posted: 06 Jun 2003
Ramaprasad Bhar and Shigeyuki Hamori
UNSW, Risk and Actuarial Studies and Kobe University - Faculty of Economics

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Markov Switching Heteroscedasticity Model, Stock Returns, Concordance Measure