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The efficient hedging problem for American options


  • Sabrina Mulinacci



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  • Sabrina Mulinacci, 2011. "The efficient hedging problem for American options," Finance and Stochastics, Springer, vol. 15(2), pages 365-397, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:finsto:v:15:y:2011:i:2:p:365-397
    DOI: 10.1007/s00780-010-0151-7

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    1. Ioannis Karatzas & Jaksa Cvitanic, 1999. "On dynamic measures of risk," Finance and Stochastics, Springer, vol. 3(4), pages 451-482.
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    5. Nakano, Yumiharu, 2004. "Minimization of shortfall risk in a jump-diffusion model," Statistics & Probability Letters, Elsevier, vol. 67(1), pages 87-95, March.
    6. Hans FÃllmer & Peter Leukert, 2000. "Efficient hedging: Cost versus shortfall risk," Finance and Stochastics, Springer, vol. 4(2), pages 117-146.
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    1. Peter Lindberg, 2012. "Optimal partial hedging of an American option: shifting the focus to the expiration date," Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, Springer;Gesellschaft für Operations Research (GOR);Nederlands Genootschap voor Besliskunde (NGB), vol. 75(3), pages 221-243, June.
    2. repec:spr:compst:v:75:y:2012:i:3:p:221-243 is not listed on IDEAS
    3. Roxana Dumitrescu & Romuald Elie & Wissal Sabbagh & Chao Zhou, 2017. "BSDEs with weak reflections and partial hedging of American options," Papers 1708.05957,

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    American options; Convex risk functionals; Fatou convergence; Worst stopping; Expected shortfall; 91B28; 90C39; 60H05; G13; G11;

    JEL classification:

    • G13 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Contingent Pricing; Futures Pricing
    • G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions


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