Joint research unit 7235

Estimation and filtering with big option data : implications for asset pricing

Speaker :Kris Jacobs (University of Houston)

The computational cost of estimating option valuation models is very high. We propose to address these constraints by filtering the state variables using particle weights based on model-implied spot volatilities rather than model prices. We illustrate our method by estimating stochastic-volatility and double-jump models. Using long time series and large cross-sections has important implications for option pricing and asset pricing more generally. The variance risk premium parameter is somewhat smaller and much more precisely estimated. Inference on parameters characterizing skewness, kurtosis, and risk aversion changes. Moneyness and especially maturity restrictions may result in identification problems for the models we study.

AGENDA

Monday 5 December 2022

Privacy, Data and Competition: The Case of Apps For Young Children

Vincent Lefrère (Institut Mines Telecom)

En salle 614 et en distanciel

Privacy, Data and Competition: The Case of Apps For Young Children

Monday 5 December 2022

Law, Institutions and Economics in Nanterre (LIEN)

Vincent Lefrère (Institut Mines Telecom)

En salle 614 et en distanciel

Privacy, Data and Competition: The Case of Apps For Young Children

Tuesday 6 December 2022

Recherche et Economie et Socioéconomie Politique, des Institutions et des Régulations (RESPIR)

Eric Monnet (EHESS et PSE)

Le rôle d’amortisseur des banques centrales – une perspective historique

Tuesday 6 December 2022

Le rôle d’amortisseur des banques centrales – une perspective historique

Eric Monnet (EHESS et PSE)

Le rôle d’amortisseur des banques centrales – une perspective historique

Thursday 8 December 2022

Lunch

Georges Prat

12h - 13h, salle 110

Modeling ex-ante risk premiums in the oil market

Thursday 8 December 2022

Modeling ex-ante risk premiums in the oil market

Georges Prat

12h - 13h, salle 110

Modeling ex-ante risk premiums in the oil market

Monday 12 December 2022

Unemployment Insurance Eligibility and Employment Duration

Clément Brébion (Copenhagen BS)

En salle 614 et en distanciel

Unemployment Insurance Eligibility and Employment Duration

Monday 12 December 2022

Law, Institutions and Economics in Nanterre (LIEN)

Clément Brébion (Copenhagen BS)

En salle 614 et en distanciel

Unemployment Insurance Eligibility and Employment Duration

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