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Weather Derivatives: strumenti innovativi per la copertura del rischio climatico

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  • Francesca Querci
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    Weather Derivatives: strumenti innovativi per la copertura del rischio climatico (di Francesca Querci) - ABSTRACT: L’esigenza di proteggere i profitti aziendali dalla volatilità associata a condizioni climatiche indesiderate, ha dato vita ad uno dei segmenti più creativi del settore finanziario: il comparto dei derivati climatici (weather derivatives). Nel presente lavoro si esamina la struttura del mercato di tali innovativi strumenti finanziari, sia dal lato della domanda, sia dal lato dell’offerta. Inoltre, si illustrano alcuni esempi del loro funzionamento e si descrivono le fasi che concorrono alla loro progettazione. Infine, si procede alla determinazione empirica del payout di un derivato climatico, sulla base di dati relativi alla città di Genova e all’azienda di erogazione di gas metano sul territorio del capoluogo ligure.

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    Article provided by FrancoAngeli Editore in its journal ECONOMIA E DIRITTO DEL TERZIARIO.

    Volume (Year): 2004/2 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()

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    Handle: RePEc:fan:ededed:v:html10.3280/ed2004-002010
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