Alexandru Badescu

University of Calgary

Assistant Professor

University of Calgary

Calgary, Alberta

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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Capital Requirements and Optimal Investment with Solvency Probability Constraints

IMA Journal of Management Mathematics (2015), 26 (4), 345-375.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2015
Cass Business School, City, University of London, University of Calgary, Macquarie University, Macquarie Business School and University of Calgary - Department of Mathematics and Statistics
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Optimal investment, Portfolio efficient frontier, Risk Capital, Ruin probability constraint, Second order cone programming, Solvency II, Value at Risk

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Non-Affine GARCH Option Pricing Models, Variance Dependent Kernels, and Diffusion Limits

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2017
Alexandru Badescu, Zhenyu Cui and Juan-Pablo Ortega
University of Calgary, Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business and Nanyang Technological University
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non-affine GARCH models, non-Gaussian innovations, exponential linear variance dependent pricing kernel, bivariate diffusion limit, option pricing

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Optimal Risk Transfers in Insurance Groups

The final version of this article has appeared as: Asimit A. V., Badescu, A. M., Tsanakas, A. (2013), 'Optimal Risk Transfers in Insurance Groups', European Actuarial Journal, 3(1), p.159-190
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2014
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Alexandru Badescu and Andreas Tsanakas
Cass Business School, City, University of London, University of Calgary and The Business School (formerly Cass), City, University of London
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Cost of Capital, Expected Shortfall, Insurance Groups, Optimal Reinsurance, Value-at-Risk

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Efficient Risk Allocation within a Non-Life Insurance Group Under Solvency II Regime

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics (2016), 66, 69–76
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2015
Cass Business School, City, University of London, University of Calgary, City University London - Faculty of Actuarial Science and Queen Mary, University of London
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Best Estimate; Insurance Group; Minimum Capital Requirement; Risk Margin; Solvency II; Solvency Capital Requirement

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Optimal Risk Transfer under Quantile-Based Risk Measures

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 2013, Volume 53, Issue 1, p. 252-265
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2014
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Alexandru Badescu and Tim Verdonck
Cass Business School, City, University of London, University of Calgary and KU Leuven
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Expected Shortfall, Distorted Risk Measure, Premium Principle, Optimal Reinsurance, Truncated Tail-Value-at-Risk , Value-at-Risk

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Portfolio Optimization under Solvency Constraints: A Dynamical Approach

North American Actuarial Journal, 2014, Volume 18, Issue 3, p.394-416
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2014
University of Calgary - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Cass Business School, City, University of London, University of Calgary and City University London - Faculty of Actuarial Science
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Portfolio optimization, Capital requirements, Solvency constraint, Multivariate GARCH, Double rolling window

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Non-Gaussian GARCH Option Pricing Models and Their Diffusion Limits

Forthcoming, European Journal of Operational Research
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2015
Alexandru Badescu, Robert J. Elliott and Juan-Pablo Ortega
University of Calgary, University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business and Nanyang Technological University
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finance, non-Gaussian GARCH models, extended Girsanov principle, conditional Esscher transform, bivariate diffusion limit, option pricing

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Optimal Reinsurance in the Presence of Counterparty Default Risk

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 2013, Volume 53, issue 3, p. 690–697
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 May 2013 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2014
Alexandru Vali Asimit, Alexandru Badescu and Ka Chun Cheung
Cass Business School, City, University of London, University of Calgary and The University of Hong Kong
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Counterparty Default Risk, Distorted Risk Measure, Expected Policyholder Deficit, Premium Principle, Optimal Reinsurance, Value-at-Risk

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A Unified Valuation Framework for Variance Swaps under Non-Affine Stochastic Volatility Models

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Alexandru Badescu, Matthew Couch and Zhenyu Cui
University of Calgary, University of Calgary - Department of Mathematics and Statistics and Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business
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Variance Swaps, Non-Gaussian GARCH Models, Extended Girsanov Principle, Diffusion Limits, CBOE VIX

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A Note on the Wang Transform for Stochastic Volatility Pricing Models

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2016
Alexandru Badescu, Zhenyu Cui and Juan-Pablo Ortega
University of Calgary, Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business and Nanyang Technological University
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distortion function, stochastic discount factor, generalized local risk-neutral valuation relationship, GARCH models, weak convergence, stochastic volatility

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On the computation of hedging strategies in affine GARCH models

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2020
Maciej Augustyniak and Alexandru Badescu
University of Montreal - Department of Mathematics and Statistics and University of Calgary
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affine GARCH models, mean-variance hedging, local risk-minimization, minimum variance hedge

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Quadratic Hedging Schemes for Non-Gaussian GARCH Models

Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vol. 32, 13-32, 2014
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 13 May 2014
Alexandru Badescu, Robert J. Elliott and Juan-Pablo Ortega
University of Calgary, University of Calgary - Haskayne School of Business and Nanyang Technological University
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GARCH models, hedging scheme, local risk minimization, conditional Esscher transform, Extended Girsanov Principle, bivariate diffusion limit, minimum variance hedge

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A Discrete-Time Hedging Framework with Multiple Factors and Fat Tails: On What Matters

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2021
Maciej Augustyniak, Alexandru Badescu and Jean-François Bégin
University of Montreal - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Calgary and Simon Fraser University
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option hedging, risk-minimization, affine models, multi-component volatility, exponential-affine pricing kernels

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Lattice-Based Hedging Schemes Under GARCH Models

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 May 2020 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2021
Maciej Augustyniak, Alexandru Badescu and Zhiyu Guo
University of Montreal - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Calgary and Nankai University
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Option Pricing and Hedging, Local Risk-Minimization, Non-Affine GARCH, Lattice Approximation, Mean-Tracking Tree

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Closed-Form Variance Swap Prices under General Affine GARCH Models and Their Continuous-Time Limits

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Aug 2017
Alexandru Badescu, Zhenyu Cui and Juan-Pablo Ortega
University of Calgary, Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business and Nanyang Technological University
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Variance Swaps, Realized Variance, Affine GARCH Models, Variance Dependent Pricing Kernels, Diffusion Limits

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Valuation of VIX and Target Volatility Options with Affine GARCH Models

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Aug 2020
Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business, University of Calgary, Stevens Institute of Technology - School of Business and University of Calgary - Department of Mathematics and Statistics
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VIX Options, Target Volatility Options, Heston-Nandi GARCH Model, Inverse Gaussian Model, Joint Calibration

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Hedging of Time Discrete Auto-Regressive Stochastic Volatility Options

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2016
Alexandru Badescu, Joan del Castillo and Juan-Pablo Ortega
University of Calgary, Autonomous University of Barcelona and Nanyang Technological University
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stochastic volatility models, ARSV models, hedging techniques, incomplete markets, local risk minimization, Kalman filter, hierarchical-likelihood

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On Non-Negative Equity Guarantee Calculations with Macroeconomic Variables Related to House Prices

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Aug 2021
Alexandru Badescu, Enoch Quaye and Radu Tunaru
University of Calgary, Kent Business School, Canterbury and University of Sussex
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House price risk, Non-negative equity guarantee, GARCH-MIDAS, Exponential linear pricing kernel