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Gain, Loss, and Asset Pricing: It is Much Easier. A note


  • Longarela, Iñaki R.

    () (Dept. of Finance, Stockholm School of Economics)


Bernardo and Ledoit (2000) develop a very appealing framework to compute pricing bounds based on the so-called gain-loss ratio. Their method has many advantages and very interesting properties and so far one important drawback: the complexity of the numerical computation of the pricing bounds. In this note we provide an simple procedure for their computation which only entails solving a linear optimization program.

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  • Longarela, Iñaki R., 2000. "Gain, Loss, and Asset Pricing: It is Much Easier. A note," SSE/EFI Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance 401, Stockholm School of Economics, revised 18 Oct 2000.
  • Handle: RePEc:hhs:hastef:0401

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    asset price bounds; gain-loss ratio; linear programming;

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    • 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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