Option pricing under short-lived arbitrage: theory and tests
Jimmy E. Hilliard and
Quantitative Finance, 2017, vol. 17, issue 11, 1661-1681
Models in financial economics derived from no-arbitrage assumptions have found great favour among theoreticians and practitioners. We develop a model of option prices where arbitrage is short lived. The arbitrage process is Ornstein–Uhlenbeck with zero mean and rapid adjustment of deviations. We find that arbitrage correlated with the underlying can have sizeable impact on option prices. We use data from five large capitalization firms to test implications of the model. Consistent with the existence of arbitrage, we find that idiosyncratic factors significantly effect arbitrage model parameters.
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:taf:quantf:v:17:y:2017:i:11:p:1661-1681
Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
Access Statistics for this article
Quantitative Finance is currently edited by Michael Dempster and Jim Gatheral
More articles in Quantitative Finance from Taylor & Francis Journals
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Chris Longhurst ().