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Market price of risk implied by Asian-style electricity options

  • Rafal Weron

    (Hugo Steinhaus Center)

In this paper we propose a jump diffusion type model which recovers the main characteristics of electricity spot price dynamics, including seasonality, mean reversion, and spiky behavior. Calibration of the market price of risk allows for pricing of Asian-type options written on the spot electricity price traded at Nord Pool. The usefulness of the approach is confirmed by out-of-sample tests.

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Length: 19 pages
Date of creation: 07 Feb 2005
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpem:0502003
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