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The Föllmer-Schweizer decomposition: Comparison and description

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  • Choulli, Tahir
  • Vandaele, Nele
  • Vanmaele, Michèle
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    This paper proposes two main contributions concerning the Föllmer-Schweizer decomposition (called hereafter the FS-decomposition). First we completely elaborate the relationship between this decomposition and the Galtchouk-Kunita-Watanabe decomposition under the minimal martingale measure. The difference between these two decompositions is highlighted in a very practical example, and the martingale tools that enhance this difference are illustrated in the semimartingale framework as well. The second main contribution focuses on the description of the FS-decomposition using the predictable characteristics.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Stochastic Processes and their Applications.

    Volume (Year): 120 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 6 (June)
    Pages: 853-872

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    Keywords: Minimal martingale measure Galtchouk-Kunita-Watanabe decomposition Follmer-Schweizer decomposition Incomplete markets Local risk-minimization Predictable characteristics;

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    1. Pansera, Jérôme, 2012. "Discrete-time local risk minimization of payment processes and applications to equity-linked life-insurance contracts," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 50(1), pages 1-11.
    2. Christoph Czichowsky, 2013. "Time-consistent mean-variance portfolio selection in discrete and continuous time," Finance and Stochastics, Springer, vol. 17(2), pages 227-271, April.
    3. Claudia Ceci & Katia Colaneri & Alessandra Cretarola, 2014. "Hedging of unit-linked life insurance contracts with unobservable mortality hazard rate via local risk-minimization," Papers 1406.6902, arXiv.org.

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