Peter Carr

New York University Finance and Risk Engineering

Dept. Chair

6 MetroTech Center

Brooklyn, NY 11201

United States

http://engineering.nyu.edu/people/peter-paul-carr

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Scholarly Papers (54)

1.

Variance Risk Premia

AFA 2005 Philadelphia Meetings
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2007
Liuren Wu and Peter Carr
City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and New York University Finance and Risk Engineering
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Citation 11

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Stochastic volatility, variance risk premia, variance swap, volatility swap, option pricing, expectation hypothesis

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Analyzing Volatility Risk and Risk Premium in Option Contracts: A New Theory

NYU Tandon Research Paper No. 1701685
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2017
Peter Carr and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
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Implied volatility surface; Option realized volatility; Expected volatility surface; Volatility risk premium; Vega-gamma-vanna-volga; Proportional variance dynamics

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Stock Options and Credit Default Swaps: A Joint Framework for Valuation and Estimation

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jun 2005
Liuren Wu and Peter Carr
City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and New York University Finance and Risk Engineering
Downloads 2,589 (5,252)
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Stock options, credit default swaps, default arrival rate, return variance dynamics, option pricing, time-changed Levy processes

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Static Hedging of Standard Options

NYU Tandon Research Paper No. 585451
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
Peter Carr and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
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Static hedging, jumps, option pricing, Monte Carlo, S&P 500 index options, stochastic volatility

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Leverage Effect, Volatility Feedback, and Self-Exciting Market Disruptions

Bloomberg Portfolio Research Paper No. 2009-03-FRONTIERS
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2017
Peter Carr and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
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Option pricing, implied volatility, leverage effect, volatility feedback, self-exciting, market disruptions, jumps, constant elasticity of variance, time-changed Levy processes, Fast Fourier Transform, Gauss-Hermite quadrature, unscented Kalman filter

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Stochastic Volatility for Levy Processes

EFA 2002 Berlin Meetings Presented Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Jun 2002
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, University of London - Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Universite Paris
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Citation 102

A Tale of Two Indices

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Dec 2005
Peter Carr and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
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volatility index; variance swap; volatility swap

A Tale of Two Indices

NYU Working Paper No. SC-CFE-04-01
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Peter Carr and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
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Time for a Change: The Variance Gamma Model and Option Pricing

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Jan 2007
Harvey J. Stein, Peter Carr and Apollo Hogan
Bloomberg L.P., New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and Bloomberg L.P. - R&D
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Black-Scholes, variance gamma model, skew, kurtosis, volatility smile, option pricing, equity options, time changed Brownian motion

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Solving the Optimal Trading Trajectory Problem Using a Quantum Annealer

IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Forthcoming, 2016
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2017
1QBit, 1QBit, 1QBit, New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, University of California, Berkeley - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and Cornell University - Operations Research & Industrial Engineering
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Qubit, quantum computer, optimal trading trajectory, portfolio optimization, quantum annealing

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Citation 106

Stochastic Skew in Currency Options

EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 1426
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Jun 2004
Liuren Wu and Peter Carr
City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and New York University Finance and Risk Engineering
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Currency options, Foreign exchange dynamics; Stochastic skew; Stochastic volatility; Time-changed Levy processes.

Stochastic Skew in Currency Options

NYU Working Paper No. SC-CFE-04-02
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Peter Carr and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
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FX Options in Target Zone

Quantitative Finance 17(10) (2017) 1477-1486, Featured Article
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2017
Peter Carr and Zura Kakushadze
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and Quantigic Solutions LLC
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FX, options, target zone, attainable boundaries, Brownian motion, volatility, drift, reflecting barriers

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Determining Optimal Trading Rules Without Backtesting

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Sep 2015
Peter Carr and Marcos Lopez de Prado
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and Cornell University - Operations Research & Industrial Engineering
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Trading, optimization, backtesting, overfitting, simulation

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Option Profit and Loss Attribution and Pricing: A New Framework

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2019
Peter Carr and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
Downloads 1,184 (18,551)
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Profit and loss attribution; Local commonality; Risk-return trade-off; Statistical arbitrage; Delta; Vega; Vanna; Volga; Implied volatility term structure; Implied volatility smile

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Time-Changed Levy Process and Option Pricing

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Sep 2001
Peter Carr and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
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Stochastic time change, Levy processes, subordination, characteristic functions, option pricing, exponential martingales, measure change.

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Pricing Options on Realized Variance

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2010
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, University of London - Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Universite Paris
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Options on Variance Swaps, Options on Time Changes, Self Decomposability and its Hierarchy

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Simple Robust Linkages between CDS and Equity Options

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Mar 2008
Peter Carr and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
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Stock options, American puts, unit recovery claims, credit default swaps, default probabilities

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A Simple Robust Link between American Puts and Credit Protection

Bloomberg Portfolio Research Paper No. 2009-07-FRONTIERS
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2010
Peter Carr and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
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Stock options, American puts, unit recovery claims, credit default swaps, default probabilities

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Stochastic Risk Premiums, Stochastic Skewness in Currency Options, and Stochastic Discount Factors in International Economies

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-154
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 May 2005 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2011
Peter Carr, Liuren Wu and Gurdip Bakshi
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and Fox School of Business
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Stochastic discount factors, international economy, stochastic risk premium

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Citation 16

Randomization and the American Put

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 Oct 1996
Peter Carr
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering
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Randomization and the American Put

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 11, No. 3
Posted: 04 Jun 1998
Peter Carr
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering

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Valuing Finite-Lived Options as Perpetual

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Oct 1996
Dmitri Faguet and Peter Carr
Johnson Wax, Ukraine and New York University Finance and Risk Engineering
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Hedging Under the Heston Model with Jump-to-Default

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Sep 2007
Peter Carr and Wim Schoutens
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and KU Leuven - Department of Mathematics
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hHeston, hedging, variance swaps, CDS, jump to default

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From Local Volatility to Local Levy Models

Quantitative Finance, Vol. 4, No. 5, October 2004
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Jan 2007
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, University of London - Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Universite Paris
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Hunt Processes, Persistent Skewness, Convolution Transforms

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Linearity-Generating Processes, Unspanned Stochastic Volatility, and Interest-Rate Option Pricing

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 19 Mar 2011
Peter Carr, Xavier Gabaix and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, Harvard University - Department of Economics and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
Downloads 539 (55,286)
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A PDE Approach to Jump-Diffusions

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Oct 2010
Peter Carr and Laurent Cousot
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and BNP Paribas
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martingale, jump-di ffusion, partial diff erential equation, calibration, option

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Theory and Evidence on the Dynamic Interactions between Sovereign Credit Default Swaps and Currency Options

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Jun 2005
Liuren Wu and Peter Carr
City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and New York University Finance and Risk Engineering
Downloads 509 (59,383)
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Currency options, sovereign credit default swaps, default arrival rate, return variance dynamics, credit spread term structure modeling, option pricing, time-changed Levy process.

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A Simple Robust Test for the Presence of Jumps in Asset Prices

AFA 2002 Atlanta Meetings
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Sep 2001
Peter Carr and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
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Time Changed Markov Processes in Unified Credit-Equity Modeling

FDIC Center for Financial Research Working Paper No. 2008-03
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Mar 2008
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, Northwestern University - Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
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Explicit Constructions of Martingales Calibrated to Given Implied Volatility Smiles

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2011
Peter Carr and Laurent Cousot
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and BNP Paribas
Downloads 382 (83,986)
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martingale, marginal distribution, diffusion, jump-diffusion, calibration, option, time change

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Local Volatility Enhanced by a Jump to Default

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 06-119
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 13 May 2010
Peter Carr and Dilip B. Madan
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Hazard Rates, CDS Curves, Weibull Distribution, VGSSD Sato Process

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On the Qualitative Effect of Volatility and Duration on Prices of Asian Options

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Jan 2008
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, University of Glasgow and University of Freiburg - Department of Economics
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Asian options, volatility, vega, duration, qualitative risk-management

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Jointly Modeling of VIX and SPX Options at a Single and Common Maturity with Risk Management Applications

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Mar 2013
Peter Carr and Dilip B. Madan
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Options on Realized Variance and Convex Orders

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jan 2010
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, University of London - Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, Universite Paris and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 302 (109,319)
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reverse martingale, quadratic variation, stochastic volatility

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Markets, Profits, Capital, Leverage and Return

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Sep 2010
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, Morgan Stanley and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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Acceptable Risks, Bid and Ask Prices, Variance Gamma Model, Variance Swaps

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Derivatives Pricing Under Bilateral Counterparty Risk

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2015
Peter Carr and Samim Ghamami
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and
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Reduced-Form Modeling, Counterparty Risk, Wrong Way Risk, Credit Value Adjustment, Basel III

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Spectral Methods and Pricing Options on Private Equity

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 May 2015
Peter Carr and Pratik Worah
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
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Hedging Insurance Books

Robert H. Smith School Research Paper No. RHS 2635602
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Jul 2015
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, KU Leuven - Department of Mathematics and Independent
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Acceptable Risks, Probability Distortions, Variance Gamma Model

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Optimal Rates from Eigenvalues

NYU Tandon Research Paper No. 2600683
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 May 2015
Peter Carr and Pratik Worah
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and New York University (NYU) - Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
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Decomposing Long Bond Returns: A Decentralized Modeling Approach

Baruch College Zicklin School of Business Research Paper No. 2019-08-06
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2019
Peter Carr and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business
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bond returns, profit and loss attribution, yield decomposition, expectation, risk premium, convexity effects, butterfly trades

Derivatives Pricing Under Bilateral Counterparty Risk

Journal of Risk, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Oct 2017
Peter Carr and Samim Ghamami
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and
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Asset Pricing, Reduced-Form Modeling, Counterparty Risk, Wrong-Way Risk (WWR), Credit Value Adjustment (CVA)

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Adjusting Exponential Levy Models Towards the Simultaneous Calibration of Market Prices for Crash Cliquets

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Jul 2015
Peter Carr, Ajay Khanna and Dilip B. Madan
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, New York University (NYU) and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 69 (358,974)
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Completely monotone function, Gauss Laguerre quadrature, Gap Risk Pricing

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Robust Replication of Barrier-Style Claims on Price and Volatility

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Aug 2015
Peter Carr and Matthew Lorig
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and University of Washington - Applied Mathematics
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robust pricing, robust hedging, knock-in, knock-out, rebate, barrier, quadratic variation

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Self-Decomposability and Option Pricing

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 31-57, January 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Dec 2006
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, University of London - Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Universite Paris
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Time-Changed Markov Processes in Unified Credit-Equity Modeling

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 527-569, October 2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Sep 2010
University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management, New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and Northwestern University - Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
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Put-Call Symmetry: Extensions and Applications

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 19, Issue 4, pp. 523-560, October 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Oct 2009
Peter Carr and Roger Lee
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and University of Chicago
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Multi-Asset Stochastic Local Variance Contracts

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 21, Issue 1, pp. 21-52, 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Dec 2010
Peter Carr and Peter M. Laurence
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and University of Rome I - Department of Mathematics
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variance swap, basket option, stochastic volatility

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Local Variance Gamma and Explicit Calibration to Option Prices

Mathematical Finance, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 151-193, 2017
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Jan 2017
Peter Carr and Sergey Nadtochiy
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Mathematics
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exact calibration, implied smile, local variance gamma

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Adjusting Exponential Lévy Models Toward the Simultaneous Calibration of Market Prices for Crash Cliquets

Journal of Computational Finance, 20(1), 89-111, DOI:10.21314/JCF.2016.309
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Jul 2016
Peter Carr, Ajay Khanna and Dilip B. Madan
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, New York University (NYU) and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
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completely monotone function, Gauss Laguerre quadrature, gap risk pricing, beta exposure pricing, CGMY model, negative binomial process

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Volatility Derivatives

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 319-339, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Peter Carr and Roger Lee
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and University of Chicago

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Variance Risk Premiums

The Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 1311-1341, 2009
Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Peter Carr and Liuren Wu
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering and City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business

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G10, G12, G13

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The Finite Moment Log Stable Process and Option Pricing

Journal of Finance, Vol. 58, pp. 753-778, April 2003
Posted: 20 Sep 2003
Liuren Wu and Peter Carr
City University of New York, CUNY Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business and New York University Finance and Risk Engineering

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The Fine Structure of Asset Returns: An Empirical Investigation

Journal of Business, Vol. 75, No. 2, April 2002
Posted: 03 May 2002
University of London - Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and Universite Paris

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Optimal Investment in Derivative Securities

Finance and Stochastics, Vol. 5 Issue 1
Posted: 19 Mar 2001
Peter Carr, Xing Jin and Dilip B. Madan
New York University Finance and Risk Engineering, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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Levy process, market completeness, stochastic duality, option pricing, variance gamma model

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Static Hedging of Timing Risk

Journal of Derivatives, Spring 1999
Posted: 30 Jun 1999
Jean-Francois Picron and Peter Carr
Summit Systems, Inc. and New York University Finance and Risk Engineering

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Fast Accurate Valuation of American Options

Posted: 20 Dec 1998
Dmitri Faguet and Peter Carr
Johnson Wax, Ukraine and New York University Finance and Risk Engineering

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