Stochastic dominance option bounds and Nth order arbitrage opportunities

Huang, J (2004) Stochastic dominance option bounds and Nth order arbitrage opportunities. Working Paper. The Department of Accounting and Finance, Lancaster University.

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In this paper we first derive Nth order stochastic dominance option bounds from concurrently expiring options. We show that these bounds are given by pricing kernels that have piecewise constant (N - 2)th derivatives. When these option bounds are violated there are Nth order arbitrage opportunities interpreted as (weighted average) conditional expected return comparison. We then establish a way to explore these arbitrage opportunities in option markets.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/aacsb/disciplinebasedresearch
Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Accounting & Finance
ID Code: 48744
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 11 Jul 2011 21:10
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2019 23:46

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