Option pricing

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Dow Jones-Irwin, 1983 - Business & Economics - 235 pages
Examines the workings of the options market, discusses the various formulas and theories of options pricing, and explains the use of options in institutional investment

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Contents

Profits from simple strategies
25
Option strategies in investment management
39
Part II
45
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Robert A. Jarrow holds the Ronald P. and Susan E. Lynch Professor of Investment Management chair at the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. Professor Jarrow has written over 70 articles which have appeared in many publications including: The Journal of Financial Economics, The Journal of Finance, The Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Econometrica, and Mathematical Finance. In addition to co- writing DERIVATIVE SECURITIES, now in its second edition, with Stuart Turnbull, (South-Western College Publishing, 2000), Professor Jarrow has also co-authored OPTION PRICING with Andrew Rudd (Irwin, 1983), Finance Theory (Prentice-Hall, 1988), and Modelling Fixed Income Securities and Interest Rate Options (1996, McGraw Hill). Professor Jarrow also serves as co-editor of The Journal of Derivatives and is Associate Editor of The Journal of Risk, and The International Journal of Bonds. He is and has been involved with many other publications.
The recipient of numerous awards, including the 1997 IAFE/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year, and the Mobil Oil Scholarship in 1993, Professor Jarrow serves on many prestigious boards and holds several directorships including: Advisory Board Member, Center for Financial Engineering, National University of Singapore; Board Directors, The American Finance Association; Co-Director, Cornell University's Certificate in Financial Engineering Program; and Advisory Member, Merrill Lynch Academic Advisory Council.
Professor Jarrow has also worked as a consultant for the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and the United States Attorney's office. He has consulted for Kamakura Corporation, Citicorp, Merrill Lynch, Bankers Trust, and other global corporations. Professor Jarrow received his B.A. degree from Duke University, his MBA from Dartmouth College's Amos Tuck School of Business, and his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Rudd is cofounder and Chairman of Barra, Inc.

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