Collan, Mikael and Fullér, Robert and József, Mezei (2008): A Fuzzy Pay-off Method for Real Option Valuation.
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Real Options analysis offers interesting insights on the value of assets and on the profitability of investments, which has made real options a growing field of academic research and practical application. Real option valuation is, however, often found to be difficult to understand and to implement due to the quite complex mathematics involved. Recent advances in modeling and analysis methods have made real option valuation easier to understand and to implement. This paper presents a new method (fuzzy pay-off method) for real option valuation using fuzzy numbers that is based on findings from earlier real option valuation methods and from fuzzy real option valuation. The method is intuitive to understand and far less complicated than any previous real option valuation model to date. The paper also presents the use of number of different types of fuzzy numbers with the method and an application of the new method in an industry setting.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A Fuzzy Pay-off Method for Real Option Valuation|
|Keywords:||Real Option Valuation; Fuzzy Real Options; Fuzzy Numbers|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G11 - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0 - General > C02 - Mathematical Methods
|Depositing User:||Mikael Collan|
|Date Deposited:||02. Mar 2009 13:32|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 06:51|
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