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On Weather Derivatives and Temperature Swapping in Japan

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  • Atsushi Takao

    (Graduate School of Business Administration, Kobe University)

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Until recently, the meteorological disturbances to the management of economic entities had to be simply accepted; however, several financial tools have been developed, with which we can cancel out the adverse influence of meteorological events. This paper will intend to examine 2 types of tools, weather derivatives and temperature swapping, which have been shown to work in Japan.

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  • Atsushi Takao, 2007. "On Weather Derivatives and Temperature Swapping in Japan," Discussion Papers 2007-03, Kobe University, Graduate School of Business Administration, revised Feb 2006.
  • Handle: RePEc:kbb:dpaper:2007-03
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    1. Black, Fischer & Scholes, Myron S, 1973. "The Pricing of Options and Corporate Liabilities," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 81(3), pages 637-654, May-June.
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