Humboldt University of Berlin, Collaborative Research Center 649 - Economic Risk, Berlin
The paper proposes a data driven adaptive model selection strategy. The selection crite- rion measures economic exante forecasting content by means of trading implied cash flows. Empirical evidence suggests that the proposed strategy is neither exposed to selection bias nor to the risk of choosing excessively poor models from a parameterized class of candidate specifications.
Model selection principal components factor analysis exante forecasting EURIBOR swap term structure trading strategies