1 février 2012
Stéphane GOUTTE, Nadia OUDJANE, Francesco RUSSO
Given a process with independent increments X (not necessarily a martingale) and a large class of square integrable r.v. H = f(XT ), f being the Fourier transform of a finite measure μ, we provide explicit Kunita-Watanabe and Föllmer-Schweizer decompositions. The representation is expressed by means of two significant maps: the expectation and derivative operators related to the characteristics of X. We also provide an explicit expression for the variance optimal error when hedging the claim H with underlying process X. Those questions are motivated by finding the solution of the celebrated problem of global and local quadratic risk minimization in mathematical finance.