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|Title:||Representations for optimal stopping under dynamic monetary utility functionals |
Schoenmakers, John G. M.
|Issue Date:||2009 |
|Series/Report no.:||SFB 649 discussion paper 2009,055|
|Abstract:||In this paper we consider the optimal stopping problem for general dynamic monetary utility functionals. Sufficient conditions for the Bellman principle and the existence of optimal stopping times are provided. Particular attention is payed to representations which allow for a numerical treatment in real situations. To this aim, generalizations of standard evaluation methods like policy iteration, dual and consumption based approaches are developed in the context of general dynamic monetary utility functionals. As a result, it turns out that the possibility of a particular generalization depends on specific properties of the utility functional under consideration.|
|Subjects:||monetary utility functionals|
|Document Type:||Working Paper|
|Appears in Collections:||SFB 649 Discussion Papers, HU Berlin|
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