Pricing with Splines
AbstractThe exponential affine pricing principle is applied to the family of skewed Laplace historical distributions. The risk-neutral distribution is shown to belong to the same family and a closed form pricing formula for a European call is derived. This formula is a direct competitor of the Black-Scholes formula, but involves more parameters, that are location and tail parameters. This approach is extended to exponential affine spline conditional probability density function and stochastic discount factor leading to nonparametric pricing approaches. Finally the time coherency is introduced by means of a Markov specification.
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- Fengler, Matthias & Hin, Lin-Yee, 2011. "Semi-nonparametric estimation of the call price surface under strike and time-to-expiry no-arbitrage constraints," Economics Working Paper Series 1136, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science, revised May 2013.
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