termstrc: Zero-coupon Yield Curve Estimation
Version 1.3.7

The package offers a wide range of functions for term structure estimation based on static and dynamic coupon bond and yield data sets. The implementation focuses on the cubic splines approach of McCulloch (1971, 1975) and the Nelson and Siegel (1987) method with extensions by Svensson (1994), Diebold and Li (2006) and De Pooter (2007). We propose a weighted constrained optimization procedure with analytical gradients and a globally optimal start parameter search algorithm. Extensive summary statistics and plots are provided to compare the results of the different estimation methods. Several demos are available using data from European government bonds and yields.

Package details

AuthorRobert Ferstl, Josef Hayden
Date of publication2013-11-04 18:41:30
MaintainerJosef Hayden <[email protected]>
LicenseGPL (>= 2)
URL http://R-Forge.R-project.org/projects/termstrc/
Package repositoryView on R-Forge
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("termstrc", repos="http://R-Forge.R-project.org")

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termstrc documentation built on May 31, 2017, 2:19 a.m.