Pricing Options Using Implied Trees:


Previously, few, if any, comparative tests of performance of Jackwerth’s (1997) generalized binomial tree (GBT) and Derman and Kani (1994) implied volatility tree (IVT) models were done. In this paper, we propose five different weight functions in GBT and test them empirically compared to both the Black-Scholes model and IVT. We use the daily settlement… (More)


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