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Option pricing under parameter uncertainty

Christopher B. Barry

Option pricing under parameter uncertainty

by Christopher B. Barry

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Published by Graduate School of Business, University of Texas at Austin : distributed by Bureau of Business Research, University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Options (Finance) -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: leaves [25]-[26]

    StatementChristopher B. Barry, Ramesh K. S. Rao.
    SeriesWorking paper - Graduate School of Business, the University of Texas at Austin ; 79-28, Working paper (University of Texas at Austin. Graduate School of Business) ;, 79-28.
    ContributionsRao, Ramesh K. S., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG6041 .B29
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24, [2] leaves ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4240538M
    LC Control Number80621128

      "This book is filled with methodology and techniques on how to implement option pricing and volatility models in VBA. The book takes an in-depth look into how to implement the Heston and Heston and Nandi models and includes an entire chapter on parameter Brand: Wiley. The uncertainty parameter U is a parameter introduced by the Minor Planet Center (MPC) to quantify concisely the uncertainty of a perturbed orbital solution for a minor planet. The parameter is a logarithmic scale from 0 to 9 that measures the anticipated longitudinal uncertainty in the minor planet's mean anomaly after 10 years. The uncertainty parameter is also known as condition code in JPL.

    The Black-Scholes option pricing model is derived under the assumption that the underlying asset's price process is continuous, i.e., there are no price jumps. If this assumption is violated, as it is with most real options, the model will underestimate the value of deep out-of-the-money options. Parameter Uncertainty Example 2 Example 2 cont. Lognormal Distribution LogNormalDistribution Means with different parameters. This has an overall mean of 1, > 1, +5% 1, 1, 0% 1, 1, -5% 1, Sigma-5% 0% +5% Mu 9 Reserving Risk and the Impact on the Mean Parameter Uncertainty Theory.

    The Pricing of Event Risks with Parameter Uncertainty Kenneth A. Froot, Steven E. Posner. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in February NBER Program(s):Asset Pricing, Corporate Finance Financial instruments whose payoffs are linked to exogenous events, such as the occurrence of a natural catastrophe or an unusual weather pattern depend crucially on actuarial models for determining event.   Abstract. This paper assesses the impact of parameter uncertainty on corporate bond credit spreads. Using data for 5, firm-years between and , we find that investors’ uncertainty about model parameters explains up to 40% of the credit spread that is typically attributed to liquidity, taxes and jump risk, without significantly raising bankruptcy by:


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The theoretical price of a financial option is given by the expectation of its discounted expiry time payoff. The computation of this expectation depends on the density of the value of the underlying instrument at expiry time. This density depends on both the parametric model assumed for the behaviour of the underlying, and the values of parameters within the model, such as by: We consider stochastic volatility models under parameter uncertainty and investigate how model derived prices of European options are affected.

We let the pricing parameters evolve dynamically in time within a specified region, and formalise the problem as a control problem where the control acts on the parameters to maximise/minimise the Author: Samuel N.

Cohen, Martin Tegnér. Option pricing under Model and Parameter Uncertainty using Predictive Densities Article in Statistics and Computing 12(1) January with 48 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Option pricing under parameter uncertainty If the risk-free rate r and, ˙, ˆ, are xed to some values, then Heston’s formula uniquely gives the price of a European option Assume we have limited knowledge about parameters: let, and the risk-free rate r lie in a compact uncertainty interval U.

Download Citation | European Option Pricing with Stochastic Volatility models under Parameter Uncertainty | We consider stochastic volatility models under parameter uncertainty and.

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The GE 30 call option would have an intrinsic value of $ ($ - $30 = $) because the option holder can exercise the option to buy. Parameter Uncertainty for Extreme Value Distributions Ana J. Mata Summary The main objective of this paper is to study different levels of uncertainty that affect the premiums for high excess of loss layers when pricing risks using extreme value distributions.

Using some statistical results and estimated distributions pre. He co-authored the book Nonlinear Option Pricing (Chapman & Hall, CRC Financial Mathematics Series, ) with Pierre Henry-Labordere. His main research interests include nonlinear option pricing, volatility and correlation modelling, and numerical probabilistic methods.

Julien holds a Ph.D. in Probability Theory and Statistics from Ecole des. Option Pricing Bounds and Statistical Uncertainty: This could be for a purchase or sale, or just to value a book.

In addition to other valuations of this instrument, we would like a safe bound on its value. If the derivative is a liability, we need we shall mostly not distinguish between parameter uncertainty and model un-certainty.

Financial markets are complex processes where investors interact to set prices. We present a framework for option valuation under imperfect information, taking risk neutral parameter uncertainty into account.

The framework is a direct generalization of the existing valuation methodology. Many investors base their decisions on mathematical models that have been calibrated to market by: 9. under uncertainty the exercise of investment may be delayed by the project manager.

parameter, σ, in the Black-Scholes pricing formula refers only to risk not to uncertainty. commonly-used Black-Scholes pricing formula and to see how uncertainty affects option prices. We intend to verify that the value of real options obtained by theFile Size: KB.

Downloadable. We consider stochastic volatility models under parameter uncertainty and investigate how model derived prices of European options are affected. We let the pricing parameters evolve dynamically in time within a specified region, and formalise the problem as a control problem where the control acts on the parameters to maximise/minimise the option : Samuel N.

Cohen, Martin Tegnér. European Option Pricing with Stochastic Volatility Models Under Parameter Uncertainty. Frontiers in Stochastic Analysis–BSDEs, SPDEs and their Applications, () Moral Hazard Under Cited by: Publisher Summary.

This chapter introduces the concept of real research and development (R&D). There are some excellent classics on real R&D options, starting some 20 years ago, which are not originally considered real options, but where the R&D discovery, volume of sales, as well as the unit prices of the development are considered uncertain.

() Affine processes under parameter uncertainty. Probability, Uncertainty and Quantitative Risk () Vulnerable options pricing under uncertain volatility by: The binomial option pricing model is based upon a simple formulation for the asset price process in which the asset, in any time period, can move to one of two possible prices.

The general formulation of a stock price process that follows the binomial is shown in figure Figure General Formulation for Binomial Price Path File Size: 75KB.

Parameter uncertainty comes from priors on the mean and the variance terms of the logistic regression parameters, with a multivariate normal on the mean vector and inverse Wishart on the covariance matrix. The difference between the point estimates of the two models (with or without parameter uncertainty) is File Size: KB.

In this book we study option valuation when security prices evolve with stochastic (random) volatility. Stochastic volatility models lead to generalizations of the B-S option pricing formula.

The generalized models are both mathematically interesting and useful because they can explain the real-world patterns that are missing from the B-S theory. Carr and Wu () are able to price options under log-stable uncertainty, but only by making the extreme assumption of maximally negative skewness.

This paper demonstrates that when the observed distribution of prices is log-stable, the Risk Neutral Measure (RNM) under which asset and derivative prices may be computed as expectations is not.

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