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Option pricing and Esscher transform under regime switching


  • Robert J. Elliott


  • Leunglung Chan
  • Tak Kuen Siu


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  • Robert J. Elliott & Leunglung Chan & Tak Kuen Siu, 2005. "Option pricing and Esscher transform under regime switching," Annals of Finance, Springer, vol. 1(4), pages 423-432, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:annfin:v:1:y:2005:i:4:p:423-432 DOI: 10.1007/s10436-005-0013-z

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    Option pricing; Regime switching; Hidden Markov chain model; Esscher transform; MEMM; G13;

    JEL classification:

    • G13 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Contingent Pricing; Futures Pricing


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