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On Fair Pricing of Emission-Related Derivatives

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  • Juri Hinz

    (Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore)

  • Alex Novikov

    (Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Technology Sydney)

Abstract

The climate rescue is on the top of many agendas. In this context, emission trading schemes are considered as promising tools. The regulatory framework of an emission trading scheme introduces a market for emission allowances and creates need for risk management by appropriate financial contracts. In this work, we address logical principles underlying their valuation.

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  • Juri Hinz & Alex Novikov, 2009. "On Fair Pricing of Emission-Related Derivatives," Research Paper Series 257, Quantitative Finance Research Centre, University of Technology, Sydney.
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    environmental risk; emission derivatives;

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