Elasticity Theory of Structuring

Andrei N. Soklakov

Deutsche Bank AG (London)

April 23, 2013

Financial derivatives have often been criticized as casino-style betting instruments. It turns out that many naive ways of making them are indeed equivalent to gambling. Fortunately, this inadvertent effect can be understood and prevented. We present a theory of product design which achieves that.

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Keywords: Optimal investments, structuring, financial derivatives, risk aversion

JEL Classification: C00, D83, G00

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Date posted: May 10, 2013 ; Last revised: December 19, 2016

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Soklakov, Andrei N., Elasticity Theory of Structuring (April 23, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2262963 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2262963

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Andrei N. Soklakov (Contact Author)
Deutsche Bank AG (London) ( email )
Winchester House
1 Great Winchester Street
London, EC2N 2DB
United Kingdom
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