Optimal stopping under model uncertainty and the regularity of lower Snell envelopes
The analysis of American options in incomplete markets has motivated the development of robust versions of the classical Snell envelopes: The cost of superhedging an American option is characterized by the upper Snell envelope, while the infimum of the arbitrage prices is given by the lower Snell envelope. Lower Snell envelopes also appear in the problem of optimal stopping under model uncertainty. In this paper we focus on the lower Snell envelope. We construct a regular version of this stochastic process. To this end, we apply results due to Dellacherie and Lenglart on the regularization of stochastic processes and 𝒯-Systems.
Volume (Year): 12 (2012)
Issue (Month): 6 (April)
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://www.tandfonline.com/RQUF20|
|Order Information:||Web: http://www.tandfonline.com/pricing/journal/RQUF20|
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:taf:quantf:v:12:y:2012:i:6:p:865-871. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Chris Longhurst)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.