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1st Edition

Edited by M. A. H. Dempster, Ke Tang

Chapman and Hall/CRC

737 pages

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Since a major source of income for many countries comes from exporting commodities, price discovery and information transmission between commodity futures markets are key issues for continued economic development.This book covers the fundamental theory of and derivatives pricing for major commodity markets as well as the interaction between commodi

Table of Contents

Oil Products. Other Commodities. Commodity Prices and Financial Markets. Electricity Markets.

About the Editors

Michael A.H. Dempster is professor emeritus at the Centre for Financial Research, Department of Pure Mathematics and Statistics, University of Cambridge. Educated at Carnegie Mellon and Oxford, he has taught and researched in leading universities on both sides of the Atlantic and is founding editor-in-chief of Quantitative Finance and the Oxford Handbooks in Finance. Consultant to many global financial institutions, corporations, and governments, he is regularly involved in research presentation and executive education worldwide. He is the author of over 110 research articles in leading international journals and 14 books. His work has won several awards and he is an honorary fellow of the UK Institute of Actuaries, a foreign member of the Academia Lincei (Italian Academy), and managing director of Cambridge Systems Associates Limited, a financial analytics consultancy and software company.

Ke Tang is a professor in the Institute of Economics, School of Social Science, Tsinghua University, where he teaches courses in economics and finance. Before joining Tsinghua in 2014, he was a professor in the Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance, Renmin University of China. He received his B.A. in Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2000, Master of Financial Engineering from University of California, Berkley, in 2004, and his doctoral degree in Finance from Cambridge University in 2008. His research has covered such topics as commodity markets, Internet finance and Chinese stock markets. He has published many papers including The Review of Financial Studies, Annual Review of Financial Economics, and the Journal of Banking and Finance. He is currently the managing editor of Quantitative Finance.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General