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Variance reduction methods at the pricing of weather options


  • Raimova, Gulnora

    (University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Uzbekistan)


Paper is devoted to various ways of variance reduction for estimation of the price of a weather option on an example based on the model of daily average temperature

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  • Raimova, Gulnora, 2011. "Variance reduction methods at the pricing of weather options," Applied Econometrics, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), vol. 21(1), pages 3-15.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:apltrx:0056

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    Weather options; stochastic model; option pricing; Monte Carlo method; statistical modeling; variance reduction;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • C63 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Computational Techniques
    • G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates


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