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Narrowing the No-Arbitrage Bounds

  • Robert G. Chambers


    (Dept of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland, College Park)

  • John Quiggin


    (Department of Economics, University of Queensland)

The broadness of no-arbitrage bounds on asset prices has led to a number of suggestions on how to narrow them. This paper points out that another, apparently unexploited, opportunity exists for narrowing the no-arbitrage bounds, using information on the production technology. The key analytic concept is that of the derivative-cost function, which is used to define a notion of arbitrage that encompasses both the basis assets and stochastic production opportunities.

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Paper provided by Risk and Sustainable Management Group, University of Queensland in its series Risk & Uncertainty Working Papers with number WPR03_3.

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