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Forward-backward systems for expected utility maximization

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  • Ulrich Horst
  • Ying Hu
  • Peter Imkeller
  • Anthony Reveillac

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In this paper we deal with the utility maximization problem with a general utility function. We derive a new approach in which we reduce the utility maximization prob- lem with general utility to the study of a fully-coupled Forward-Backward Stochastic Differential Equation (FBSDE).

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  • Ulrich Horst & Ying Hu & Peter Imkeller & Anthony Reveillac, 2011. "Forward-backward systems for expected utility maximization," SFB 649 Discussion Papers SFB649DP2011-061, Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
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    1. Masaaki Fujii & Akihiko Takahashi, 2012. "Perturbative Expansion of FBSDE in an Incomplete Market with Stochastic Volatility," CARF F-Series CARF-F-270, Center for Advanced Research in Finance, Faculty of Economics, The University of Tokyo, revised Jun 2012.
    2. Yusong Li & Harry Zheng, 2016. "Dynamic Convex Duality in Constrained Utility Maximization," Papers 1612.04407, arXiv.org.
    3. Masaaki Fujii & Akihiko Takahashi, 2012. "Perturbative Expansion of FBSDE in an Incomplete Market with Stochastic Volatility," Papers 1202.0608, arXiv.org, revised Sep 2012.
    4. Gu, Lingqi & Lin, Yiqing & Yang, Junjian, 2016. "On the dual problem of utility maximization in incomplete markets," Stochastic Processes and their Applications, Elsevier, vol. 126(4), pages 1019-1035.
    5. repec:wsi:qjfxxx:v:02:y:2012:i:03:n:s2010139212500152 is not listed on IDEAS

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    Keywords

    utility maximization;

    JEL classification:

    • C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
    • D52 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Incomplete Markets
    • D53 - Microeconomics - - General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium - - - Financial Markets

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