Integral Options in Models with Jumps
AbstractWe present an explicit solution to the formulated in  optimal stopping problem for a geometric compound Poisson process with exponential jumps. The method of proof is based on reducing the initial problem to an integro-differential free-boundary problem where the smooth fit may break down and then be replaced by the continuous fit. The result can be interpreted as pricing perpetual integral options in a model with jumps.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany in its series SFB 649 Discussion Papers with number SFB649DP2006-068.
Length: 18 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2006
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Jump process; stochastic differential equation; optimal stopping problem; integral American option; compound Poisson process; Shiryaev´s process; Girsanov´s theorem; Ito´s formula; integrodifferential free-boundary problem; smooth and continuous fit; hypergeometric functions;
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