Jackwerth, Jens Carsten
(1999):
*Option Implied Risk-Neutral Distributions and Implied Binomial Trees: A Literature Review.*
Published in: Journal of Derivatives
, Vol. 7, No. 2
(1999): pp. 66-82.

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## Abstract

In this selective literature review, we start by observing that in efficient markets, there is information incorporated in option prices that might help us to design option pricing models. To this end, we review the numerous methods of recovering risk-neutral probability distributions from option prices at one particular time to expiration and their applications. Next, we move beyond one time to expiration to the construction of implied binomial trees, which model the stochastic process of the underlying asset. Finally, we describe extensions of implied binomial trees, and other non-parametric methods.

Item Type: | MPRA Paper |
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Original Title: | Option Implied Risk-Neutral Distributions and Implied Binomial Trees: A Literature Review |

English Title: | Option Implied Risk-Neutral Distributions and Implied Binomial Trees: A Literature Review |

Language: | English |

Keywords: | Binomial Trees; Risk-Neutral |

Subjects: | D - Microeconomics > D8 - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty > D81 - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty G - Financial Economics > G3 - Corporate Finance and Governance > G32 - Financing Policy ; Financial Risk and Risk Management ; Capital and Ownership Structure ; Value of Firms ; Goodwill |

Item ID: | 11634 |

Depositing User: | Jens Jackwerth |

Date Deposited: | 20 Nov 2008 01:21 |

Last Modified: | 28 Sep 2019 09:56 |

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