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Modeling and Computation of CO2 Allowance Derivatives Under Jump-Diffusion Processes

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  08 July 2016

Shuhua Zhang*
Research Center for Mathematics and Economics, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, Tianjin 300222, China Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
Jing Wang*
Research Center for Mathematics and Economics, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, Tianjin 300222, China Department of Mathematics and Physics, Bengbu College, Bengbu, 233030, China
*Corresponding author. (S. H. Zhang), (J.Wang)
*Corresponding author. (S. H. Zhang), (J.Wang)
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In this paper, we study carbon emission trading whose market is gaining in popularity as a policy instrument for global climate change. The mathematical model is presented for pricing options on CO2 emission allowance futures with jump diffusion processes, and a so-called fitted finite volume method is proposed to solve the pricing model for the spatial discretization, in which the Crank-Nicolson is employed for time stepping. In addition, the stability and the convergence of the fully discrete scheme are given, and some numerical results, which are compared with the closed form solution and the Monte Carlo simulation solution, are provided to demonstrate the rates of convergence and the robustness of the numerical method.

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