Essays about: "Mikael Åkerman"
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Abstract : We utilize Principal Component Analysis (PCA), a dimensionality reduction technique, on a set of 142 risk factors, including macroeconomic factors, proposed in financial literature to construct factor models with high explanatory powers when analysing the cross-sectional variation of portfolio returns. We apply a Fama and Macbeth (1973) two-pass regression to estimate risk premia commanded by our principal components. READ MORE