Ronnie Sircar

Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Princeton, NJ 08544

United States

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Scholarly Papers (45)

1.

Implied Volatility of Leveraged ETF Options

Applied Mathematical Finance, vol. 22, issue 2, pp.162-188, 2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2015
Tim Leung and Ronnie Sircar
University of Washington - Department of Applied Math and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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exchange-traded funds, leverage, implied volatility, stochastic volatility, moneyness scaling

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Bertrand and Cournot Competition Under Asymmetric Costs: Number of Active Firms in Equilibrium

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2011
Andrew Fabian Ledvina and Ronnie Sircar
Princeton University - Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering (ORFE) and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Game theory, Market Size, Cournot, Bertrand, Differentiated Goods, Asymmetric Costs

Accounting for Risk Aversion, Vesting, Job Termination Risk and Multiple Exercises in Valuation of Employee Stock Options

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 19, Issue 1, p.99–128, January 2009
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2011
Tim Leung and Ronnie Sircar
University of Washington - Department of Applied Math and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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employee stock options, reaction-diffusion equations, indifference pricing

Accounting for Risk Aversion, Vesting, Job Termination Risk and Multiple Exercises in Valuation of Employee Stock Options

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 99-128, January 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Jan 2009
Tim Leung and Ronnie Sircar
University of Washington - Department of Applied Math and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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A Regime-Switching Heston Model for VIX and S&P 500 Implied Volatilities

Quantitative Finance, Volume 14, Issue 10, (2014) pp. 1811-1827.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2014
Andrew Papanicolaou and Ronnie Sircar
North Carolina State University - Department of Mathematics and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Heston model, VIX Options

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A General Framework for Evaluating Executive Stock Options

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Aug 2003
Ronnie Sircar and Wei Xiong
Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and Princeton University - Department of Economics
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Executive stock options; Reloading; Repricing; Trading and hedging restrictions; Vesting period

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Forward Indifference Valuation of American Options

Stochastics: An International Journal of Probability and Stochastic Processes, 84(5-6): 741-770, 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2015
Tim Leung, Ronnie Sircar and Thaleia Zariphopoulou
University of Washington - Department of Applied Math, Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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Indifference pricing, forward investment performance, American options, employee stock options, utility maximization

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Perturbation Analysis for Investment Portfolios Under Partial Information with Expert Opinions

SIAM J. Control Optim., 55(3), (2017) pp. 1534–1566., NYU Tandon Research Paper No. 2532051
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2017
North Carolina State University - Department of Mathematics, Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Statistics & Applied Probablity
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Filtering, Control, Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman equation, Portfolio optimization, partial information, expert opinions.

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Bertrand & Cournot Mean Field Games

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Patrick Chan and Ronnie Sircar
Princeton University - Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Optimal Static-Dynamic Hedges for Exotic Options under Convex Risk Measures

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Apr 2008
Aytac Ilhan, Mattias Jonsson and Ronnie Sircar
University of Oxford - Mathematical Institute, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Mathematics and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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risk measures, hedging

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Exponential Hedging with Optimal Stopping and Application to ESO Valuation

SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, Vol. 48, p. 1422, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2010
Tim Leung and Ronnie Sircar
University of Washington - Department of Applied Math and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Utility maximization, optimal stopping, employee stock options, static hedging, dynamic hedging, financial mathematics, utility indifference pricing, American options

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Filtering and Portfolio Optimization with Stochastic Unobserved Drift in Asset Returns

Communications in Mathematical Sciences, 13(4):935-953 (2015).
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2017
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Statistics & Applied Probablity, North Carolina State University - Department of Mathematics and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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portfolio optimization, filtering, Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman equation, asymptotic approximations

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Credit Derivatives and Risk Aversion

Advances in Econometrics Year: 2008, Vol. 22, pp. 275 - 291, 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Jul 2009
Tim Leung, Ronnie Sircar and Thaleia Zariphopoulou
University of Washington - Department of Applied Math, Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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credit risk, utility maximization, defaultable bonds, indifference price

When Uncertainty and Volatility Are Disconnected: Implications for Asset Pricing and Portfolio Performance

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 May 2021 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2021
Princeton University - Department of Economics, ITAM, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Volatility and Uncertainty Disconnect, Stochastic Volatility, Stochastic Uncertainty, Risk Aversion, Uncertainty Aversion

When Uncertainty and Volatility are Disconnected: Implications for Asset Pricing and Portfolio Performance

FEDS Working Paper No. 2021-63
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 19 Oct 2021
Princeton University - Department of Economics, ITAM, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Risk Aversion, Stochastic Uncertainty, Stochastic Volatility, Uncertainty Aversion, Volatility and Uncertainty Disconnect

When Uncertainty and Volatility are Disconnected: Implications for Asset Pricing and Portfolio Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w29195
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2021
Princeton University - Department of Economics, ITAM, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Optimal Investment with Transaction Costs and Stochastic Volatility Part I: Infinite Horizon

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Maxim Bichuch and Ronnie Sircar
Johns Hopkins University and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Transaction costs, optimal investment, asymptotic analysis, utility maximization, stochastic volatility

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Optimal Trading with Predictable Return and Stochastic Volatility

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Jun 2015
Patrick Chan and Ronnie Sircar
Princeton University - Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Optimal trading, multiscale stochastic volatility, return predictability, Hamilton- Jacobi-Bellman equation

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Multiscale Intensity Models for Single Name Credit Derivatives

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 08 Aug 2006
Evan Papageorgiou and Ronnie Sircar
Princeton University and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Defaultable bond, credit default swap, defaultable bond option, asymptotic approximation, time scales

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Optimal Investment with Transaction Costs and Stochastic Volatility Part II: Finite Horizon

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2018
Maxim Bichuch and Ronnie Sircar
Johns Hopkins University and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Transaction costs, optimal investment, asymptotic analysis, utility maximization, stochastic volatility

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Portfolio Optimization & Stochastic Volatility Asymptotics

Forthcoming in Mathematical Finance
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Statistics & Applied Probablity, Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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portfolio optimization, stochastic volatility, asymptotic analysis

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Fracking, Renewables & Mean Field Games

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Jul 2015
Patrick Chan and Ronnie Sircar
Princeton University - Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Mean Field Games, Hamilton–Jacobi–Bellman equation, Dynamic Games, OPEC, Fracking

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Multiscale Intensity Models and Name Grouping for Valuation of Multi-Name Credit Derivatives

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Jun 2007
Evan Papageorgiou and Ronnie Sircar
Princeton University and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Collateralized debt obligations, intensity-based model, stochastic volatility, asymptotic approximation, multiple time scales, homogeneous-group factor models, bottom-up, top-down

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A Feedback Model for the Financialization of Commodity Markets

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2015
Patrick Chan, Ronnie Sircar and Michael Stein
Princeton University - Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and Princeton University
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Game Theoretic Models for Energy Production

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Mar 2015
Michael Ludkovski and Ronnie Sircar
University of California, Santa Barbara and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
Downloads 128 (276,924)
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dynamic games, energy production, Cournot and Bertrand markets, exhaustible resources

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A Model for Hedging Load and Price Risk in the Texas Electricity Market

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Aug 2012
Michael Coulon, Warren Powell and Ronnie Sircar
University of Sussex, Princeton University - Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering (ORFE) and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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electricity market, structural model, spikes, forward prices, spread options, hedging

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From Smile Asymptotics to Market Risk Measures

Math. Finance 25:2 (2015), 400-425
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2020
Stephan Sturm and Ronnie Sircar
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) - Department of Mathematical Sciences and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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dynamic convex risk measures, volatility skew, stochastic volatility models, indifference pricing, backward stochastic differential equations

From Smile Asymptotics to Market Risk Measures

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 25, Issue 2, pp. 400-425, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Ronnie Sircar and Stephan Sturm
Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) - Department of Mathematical Sciences
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dynamic convex risk measures, volatility skew, stochastic volatility models, indifference pricing, backward stochastic differential equations

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Exploration and Exhaustibility in Dynamic Cournot Games

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2011
Michael Ludkovski and Ronnie Sircar
University of California, Santa Barbara and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Cournot games, exploration control, stochastic differential games, exhaustible resources

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Games with Exhaustible Resources

SIAM J. Applied Mathematics 70(7), 2010, pages 2556-2581.
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2015
Christopher Harris, Sam Howison and Ronnie Sircar
University of Cambridge - Department of Applied Economics, University of Oxford and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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game theory, differential games, exhaustible resources

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Dynamic Bertrand Oligopoly

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2010
Ronnie Sircar and Andrew Fabian Ledvina
Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering (ORFE)
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Portfolio Benchmarking under Drawdown Constraint and Stochastic Sharpe Ratio

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Oct 2016
Ankush Agarwal and Ronnie Sircar
CMAP, École Polytechnique and CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Portfolio Optimization, Drawdown, Stochastic Volatility, Local Volatility

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Time-Inconsistent Portfolio Investment Problems

Forthcoming in Stochastic Analysis and Applications 2014, (eds. D. Crisan, B. Hambly and T. Zariphopoulou), Springer.
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Oct 2014
Yidong Dong and Ronnie Sircar
Princeton University - Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering (ORFE) and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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American Options Under Stochastic Volatility: Control Variates, Maturity Randomization & Multiscale Asymptotics

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2015
Ankush Agarwal, Sandeep Juneja and Ronnie Sircar
CMAP, École Polytechnique and CNRS, Université Paris-Saclay, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Stochastic volatility, American option, maturity randomization, singular perturbation theory, regular perturbation theory, Monte Carlo, control variate

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Technology Ladders and R&D in Dynamic Cournot Markets

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Jun 2015
Michael Ludkovski and Ronnie Sircar
University of California, Santa Barbara and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Cournot markets, R&D innovations, technology ladder, dynamic oligopoly

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Portfolio Optimization Under Local-Stochastic Volatility: Coefficient Taylor Series Approximations & Implied Sharpe Ratio

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jun 2015
Matthew Lorig and Ronnie Sircar
University of Washington - Applied Mathematics and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Oil Prices & Dynamic Games Under Stochastic Demand

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Oct 2017
Isaiah Brown, Jacob Funk and Ronnie Sircar
Princeton University, Princeton University and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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oil, energy, Cournot, differential games

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Second Order Multiscale Stochastic Volatility Asymptotics: Stochastic Terminal Layer Analysis & Calibration

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2015
Jean-Pierre Fouque, Matthew Lorig and Ronnie Sircar
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Statistics & Applied Probablity, University of Washington - Applied Mathematics and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Dynamic Bertrand and Cournot Competition: Asymptotic and Computational Analysis of Product Differentiation

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Feb 2011
Andrew Fabian Ledvina and Ronnie Sircar
Princeton University - Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering (ORFE) and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Bertrand, Cournot, Oligopoly, Differential Games, Asymptotic Expansion, Product Differentiation

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Analysis of Systematic Risks in Multi-Name Credit and Equity Markets

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Edmond Choi and Ronnie Sircar
Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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CDOs, credit derivatives, systematic risk, intensity-based model, bottom-up, stochastic volatility, hybrid equity-credit

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Queueing Theoretic Approaches to Financial Price Fluctuations

in Handbooks in OR&MS: Financial Engineering, 15, eds. John Birge and Vadim Linetsky, (Elsevier)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 May 2016
Erhan Bayraktar, Ulrich Horst and Ronnie Sircar
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Mathematics, Humboldt University of Berlin and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Estimating the Fractal Dimension of the S&P 500 Index Using Wavelet Analysis

International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance, Vol. 7, No. 5, 2004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 May 2016
Erhan Bayraktar, H. Vincent Poor and Ronnie Sircar
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Mathematics, Princeton University - Department of Electrical Engineering and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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High-frequency data, S\&P 500 index, long range dependence, heavy tailed marginals, fractional Brownian motion, wavelet analysis, log scale spectrum

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Option Pricing Under Stochastic Volatility: The Exponential Ornstein-Uhlenbeck Model

Journal of Statistical Mechanics, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Jul 2008
Josep Perelló, Ronnie Sircar and Jaume Masoliver
University of Barcelona - Department of Physics, Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and University of Barcelona - Department of Physics
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Optimal Static - Dynamic Hedges for Barrier Options

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 359-385, April 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 May 2006
Aytac Ilhan and Ronnie Sircar
University of Oxford - Mathematical Institute and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Supplemental Appendix to Optimal Investment with Transaction Costs and Stochastic Volatility Part II: Finite Horizon

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Maxim Bichuch and Ronnie Sircar
Johns Hopkins University and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Transaction costs, optimal investment, asymptotic analysis, utility maximization, stochastic volatility

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A Limit Theorem for Financial Markets with Inert Investors

Mathematics of Operations Research, 2006, Volume 31 (4), 789-810.
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 May 2016
Erhan Bayraktar, Ulrich Horst and Ronnie Sircar
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Mathematics, Humboldt University of Berlin and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Semi-Markov processes; fractional Brownian motion; functional central limit theorem; market microstructure; investor inertia.

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Stochastic Volatility Corrections for Interest Rate Derivatives

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 May 2004
Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc., North Carolina State University - Department of Mathematics, Stanford University - Department of Mathematics and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Stochastic volatility, interest rate models, asymptotic expressions

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Partial Hedging in a Stochastic Volatility Environment

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Feb 2003
Mattias Jonsson and Ronnie Sircar
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Mathematics and Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
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Portfolio Optimization and Stochastic Volatility Asymptotics

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 27, Issue 3, pp. 704-745, 2017
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Jun 2017
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), Princeton University - Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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portfolio optimization, asymptotic analysis, stochastic volatility