Ben Z. Wang

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Working paper

30 Jun 2014

We propose a new top-down approach to measure systemic risk in the financial system. Our framework uses a combination of macroeconomic, financial and rating factors in representative regions of the world. We formulate a mixed-frequency state-space model to estimate macroeconomic factors. To derive financial risk...

Working paper

30 Apr 2014

We estimate an unobservable domestic business conditions index for Australia using a variety of observable macroeconomic and nancial variables, relating it to an unobservable external index involving external variables relevant to Australia. Our small open economy, dynamic factor model uses stock and ow variables arriving...

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