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Quadratic reflected BSDEs with unbounded obstacles

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  • Bayraktar, Erhan
  • Yao, Song

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In this paper, we analyze a real-valued reflected backward stochastic differential equation (RBSDE) with an unbounded obstacle and an unbounded terminal condition when its generator f has quadratic growth in the z-variable. In particular, we obtain existence, uniqueness, and stability results, and consider the optimal stopping for quadratic g-evaluations. As an application of our results we analyze the obstacle problem for semi-linear parabolic PDEs in which the non-linearity appears as the square of the gradient. Finally, we prove a comparison theorem for these obstacle problems when the generator is concave in the z-variable.

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

Volume (Year): 122 (2012)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 1155-1203

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Keywords: Quadratic reflected backward stochastic differential equations; Concave generator; Legendre–Fenchel duality; Optimal stopping problems for quadratic g-evaluations; θ-difference method; Stability; Obstacle problems for semi-linear parabolic PDEs; Viscosity solutions;

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  1. Bayraktar, Erhan & Yao, Song, 2011. "Optimal stopping for non-linear expectations--Part II," Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Elsevier, vol. 121(2), pages 212-264, February.
  2. Matoussi, Anis, 1997. "Reflected solutions of backward stochastic differential equations with continuous coefficient," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 34(4), pages 347-354, June.
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  4. N. El Karoui & S. Peng & M. C. Quenez, 1997. "Backward Stochastic Differential Equations in Finance," Mathematical Finance, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 7(1), pages 1-71.
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  1. Lionnet, Arnaud, 2014. "Some results on general quadratic reflected BSDEs driven by a continuous martingale," Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Elsevier, vol. 124(3), pages 1275-1302.

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