12. Event Derivatives

  1. Robert W. Kolb and
  2. James A. Overdahl
  1. Justin Wolfers

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118266403.ch12

Financial Derivatives: Pricing and Risk Management

Financial Derivatives: Pricing and Risk Management

How to Cite

Kolb, R. W. and Overdahl, J. A. (2009) Event Derivatives, in Financial Derivatives: Pricing and Risk Management, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118266403.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 19 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499108

Online ISBN: 9781118266403

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Keywords:

  • defense advanced research projects agency;
  • department of defense;
  • policy analysis market;
  • civil stability;
  • Admiral John Poindexter

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Types of Prediction Markets

  • Applications and Evidence

  • Accuracy of Prediction Markets

  • Possibilities for Arbitrage

  • Can Event Markets Be Manipulated Easily?

  • Market Design

  • Making Inferences from Prediction Markets

  • Innovative Future Applications?

  • Acknowledgments

  • Endnotes

  • About the Authors