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Bayesian model averaging and exchange rate forecasts

Jonathan H. Wright

Bayesian model averaging and exchange rate forecasts

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Published by Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJonathan H. Wright.
SeriesInternational finance discussion papers ;, no. 779, International finance discussion papers (Online) ;, no. 779.
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LC ClassificationsHG3879
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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL3390350M
LC Control Number2004620019


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Bayesian model averaging and exchange rate forecasts by Jonathan H. Wright Download PDF EPUB FB2

Notes: This table reports the root mean square forecast of exchange rate changes from Bayesian Model Averaging using monthly financial data.

The exchange rate was transformed by taking logs and then multiplying byso the elements in this table can be interpreted as approximate percentage point forecast by: In this paper, I apply one such method for pooling forecasts from several different models, Bayesian Model Averaging, to the problem of pseudo out-of-sample exchange rate predictions.

For most currency–horizon pairs, the Bayesian Model Averaging forecasts using a sufficiently high degree of shrinkage, give slightly smaller out-of-sample mean Cited by: Bayesian Model Averaging and exchange rate forecasts.

Jonathan Wright. NoInternational Finance Discussion Papers from Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) Abstract: Exchange rate forecasting is hard and the seminal result of Meese and Rogoff () that the exchange rate is well approximated by a driftless random walk, at least for prediction purposes, has never really Cited by: Bayesian Model Averaging and exchange rate forecasts.

Jonathan Wright. Journal of Econometrics,vol. issue 2, Abstract: Exchange rate forecasting is hard and the seminal result of Meese and Rogoff [Meese, R., Rogoff, K., Empirical exchange rate models of the seventies: Do they fit out of sample?Cited by: I apply this Bayesian Model Averaging approach to pseudo-out-of-sample exchange rate forecasting over the last ten years.

I find that it compares quite favorably to a driftless random walk forecast. Depending on the currency-horizon pair, the Bayesian Model Averaging forecasts sometimes do quite a bit better than the random walk benchmark (in.

Bayesian Model Averaging: A Tutorial Jennifer A. Hoeting, David Madigan, Adrian E. Raftery and Chris T. Volinsky Abstract. Standard statistical practice ignores model uncertainty. Data analysts typically select a model from some class of models and then proceed as if the selected model had generated the data.

This approach. the Bayesian model, and Section 4 examines some consequences of prior choices in more detail. The nal section concludes. The Principles of Bayesian Model Averaging This section brie y presents the main ideas of BMA.

When faced with model uncertainty, a formal Bayesian approach is to treat the model index as a random variable, and to use. In this paper, I apply one such method for pooling forecasts from several different models, Bayesian Model Averaging, to the problem of pseudo out-of-sample exchange rate predictions.

For most currency-horizon pairs, the Bayesian Model Averaging forecasts using a sufficiently high degree of shrinkage, give slightly smaller out-of-sample mean. () that sparked off interest in forecast combination, leading to many publications in the s. Leamer () then initiated the paradigm of Bayesian Model Averaging, merging the idea of forecast combination with a Bayesian approach to weight selection.

Though theoretically appealing, BMA was not used much in empirical Economics until. Ensemble Bayesian Model Averaging (EBMA) is a relatively new approach to combining forecasts that emerged from the data-heavy domain of weather forecasting (Raftery, Gneiting, Balabdaoui, & Polakowski, ).

EBMA calculates a weighted average of forecasts. Download Citation | Bayesian Model Averaging and Exchange Rate Forecasts | Exchange rate forecasting is hard and the seminal result of Meese and Rogoff [Meese, R., Rogoff, K., Empirical.

In particular, it explores the Bayesian model selection and forecast averaging techniques, based on the posterior odds criterion. Theoretical foundations are laid in Sectiontogether with a framework proposed for migration predictions on.

Bayesian model averaging (BMA) provides a coherent and systematic mechanism for accounting for model uncertainty. It can be regarded as an direct application of Bayesian inference to the problem of model selection, combined estimation and prediction.

BMA produces a straightforward model choice criterion and less risky predictions. Exchange rate fundamentals, forecasting, and speculation: Bayesian models in black markets from the true values tha n those of the random walk model on average.

market model. Bayesian model averaging (BMA), which is a standard method for combining predictive distributions from different sources. The BMA predictive probability density function (PDF) of any quantity of interest is a weighted average of PDFs centered on the individual bias-corrected forecasts, where the.

Figure Chart of fill rate over time, with an 80% confidence interval, for Bayesian Method (Green), Current Method (Orange) and Engineering Estimates (Red). Higher fill rate is better. Bayesian model averaging then adds a layer to this hierarchical modeling present in Bayesian inference by assuming a prior distribution over the set of all considered models describing the prior uncertainty over each model’s capability to accurately describe the data.

If there is a probability mass function over all the models with values ˇ(M. asymptotically unit weight on the best model with the most parsimonious parameterization. Under these conditions, the Bayesian average model forecast is equivalent to the frequentist post-selection forecast up to a term that is of smaller order of magnitude than the.

Index Terms—Bayesian model averaging, forecasting, inter-change schedule, prediction, time series I. INTRODUCTION To improve the efficiency and reliability of power grid op-erations, neighboring RTOs and ISOs often exchange electric power.

Net interchange schedule is the sum of the import and export MW transactions between an ISO and its. This Element compares the Purchasing Power Parity, the Uncovered Interest Rate, the Sticky Price, the Bayesian Model Averaging, and the Bayesian Vector Autoregression models to the random walk benchmark in forecasting exchange rates between most South American currencies and the US Dollar, and between the Paraguayan Guarani and the Brazilian.

To improve short-horizon exchange rate forecasts, we employ foreign exchange market risk factors as fundamentals, and Bayesian treed Gaussian process (BTGP) models to handle non-linear, time-varying relationships between these fundamentals and exchange rates. Forecasts from the BTGP model conditional on the carry and dollar factors dominate random walk forecasts on accuracy and.

“ Can Oil Prices Forecast Exchange Rates. An Empirical Analysis of the Relationship between Commodity Prices and Exchange Rates.” Journal of International Money and Finance, 54 (), Wright, J.

“ Bayesian Model Averaging and Exchange Rate Forecasting.”. BibTeX @MISC{Wright03bayesianmodel, author = {Jonathan H. Wright}, title = { Bayesian Model Averaging and Exchange Rate Forecasts}, year = {}}.

Bayesian forecasting models”, focuses explicitly on some of the issues and challenges in using a Bayesian-based forecast system to provide the expectational inputs for a mean-variance optimization system. The third section, “A Selection of simulated experiments with Bayesian models”, illustrates some of our research work.

You don't have to know a lot about probability theory to use a Bayesian probability model for financial Bayesian method can help you refine probability estimates using an intuitive. The study also compares out-of-sample forecasting performance with those of the random walk model and the Bayesian Vector Autoregression (BVAR), which has been shown in recent studies to outperform a variety competing of econometric techniques in exchange rate forecasting.

the optimal rate to within an O(logn) factor [13, 20, 6]. In this paper we reconcile these seemingly conflicting approaches [19] by improving the rate of convergence achieved in Bayesian model se-lection without losing its convergence properties. First we provide an example to show why Bayes sometimes converges too slowly.

Model selection and model averaging. A number of papers on model selection and model averaging by Raftery and colleagues are available here. There is also a webpage listing research on Bayesian model averaging.

Some good reviews of both topics are: Kass, R. Using Bayesian Model Averaging to Calibrate Forecast Ensembles 5a. CONTRACT NUMBER 5b. GRANT NUMBER 5c.

PROGRAM ELEMENT NUMBER 6. AUTHOR(S) 5d. PROJECT NUMBER 5e. TASK NUMBER 5f. WORK UNIT NUMBER 7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) University of Washington,Department of Statistics,Box ,Seattle,WA. Probabilistic Visibility Forecasting Using Bayesian Model Averaging RICHARD M.

CHMIELECKI Department of Mathematics, United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut ADRIAN E. RAFTERY Department of Statistics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (Manuscript received 26 Mayin final form 7 September ) ABSTRACT.

model averaging. We apply our Bayesian model averaging and selection methods to the problem of forecasting GDP and inflation using quarterly data on time series from Q1 through Q1.

We compare the real time forecasting performance of our methods to forecasts provided by an AR(p) and a model which simply. Bayesian Model Averaging (BMA) to ensembles • Basic Idea – Do this by fitting a Normal Mixture statistical model to ensemble member forecasts.

Raftery, A.E., Gneiting, T., Balabdaoui, F. and Polakowski, M. \⠀㈀ 㔀尩. Using Bayesian Model Averaging to Calibrate Forecast E\൮sembles. Bayesian Model Averaging Suppose we have a forecast of S t+h that comes from a particular model, called Model j.

Call this: Pr (S t+h = 1jModel j) Also suppose that there are Npossible models - so j = 1;2. Our Bayesian Model Averaged Forecast is: Pr (S t+h = 1) = XN j=1 Pr (S t+h = 1jModel j)Pr (Model j is true modeljData) Forecasting and. Bayesian Model Averaging and Exchange Rate Forecasts (PDF) Jonathan H.

Wright Abstract: Exchange rate forecasting is hard and the seminal result of Meese and Rogoff () that the exchange rate is well approximated by a driftless random walk, at least for prediction purposes, has never really been overturned despite much effort at constructing.

variance. where T is the number of rows in our data set. The main difference between the classical frequentist approach and the Bayesian approach is that the parameters of the model are solely based on the information contained in the data whereas the Bayesian approach allows us to incorporate other information through the use of a table below summarises the main differences between.

not in statistical journals. The seminal forecast-ingpaperbyBatesandGranger()stimulated a flurry of articles in the economics literature of the s about combining predictions from men()fora detailedreview.

In the statistical literature, early work related to model averaging includes Roberts (), who. V.3 Summary: Fundamental Forecasting Steps (1) Selection of Model (for example, PPP model) used to generate the forecasts.

(2) Collection of St, Xt (in the case of PPP, exchange rates and CPI data needed.) (3) Estimation of model, if needed (regression, other methods). to estimate the relative risk of mortality associated with heat waves and conduct Bayesian model averaging (BMA) to account for the multiplicity of potential models.

Applying these methods to data from U.S. cities for the periodwe identify those cities having a high posterior. An application of Bayesian Model Averaging, BMA, is implemented to construct combined forecasts for the colombian inflation for the short and medium run.

A model selection algorithm is applied over a set of linear models with a large dataset of potencial predictors using marginal as well as predictive likelihood.

The forecasts obtained when using predictive likelihood outperformed the ones. Rossi, B (), "Exchange Rate Predictability”, Journal of Economic Literature 51(4), forthcoming. Wright, J (), "Bayesian Model Averaging and Exchange Rate Forecasting", Journal of Econometrics.

I'm incorporating a Bayesian Model Averaging (BMA) approach in my research and will soon give a presentation about my work to my colleagues.

However, BMA isn't really that well-known in my field, so after presenting them with all the theory and before actually applying it to my problem, I want to present a simple, yet instructive example on why.Keywords: Bayesian model averaging, Bayesian hierarchical modeling, Gaussian process, cli-mate model, space-time data, climate change.

1 Introduction Anthropogenic climate change has increasingly captured the attention of both scientists and the general public. The need to carefully project future climate change has grown in importance, as.model component which expresses the local durability or rate of change of the quantified component.

Given Var [6jt_ iDt_1]=Cit_j and Git=Gi, the setting is Wit= (J'i- I - 1) Gi Cit- I G'i- Exception reports are generated by a monitoring Bayesian cusum scheme based.