Optimal Hedging under Forward-Looking Behavior

dc.contributor.author Hayes, Dermot
dc.contributor.author Lence, Sergio
dc.contributor.author Hayes, Dermot
dc.contributor.author Lence, Sergio
dc.contributor.department Center for Agricultural and Rural Development
dc.date 2018-02-16T11:43:01.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T01:02:25Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T01:02:25Z
dc.date.embargo 2015-06-05
dc.date.issued 1993-06-01
dc.description.abstract <p>The study focuses on the production and hedging behavior of forward-looking risk-averse competitive firms. It is shown that there is separation between production and hedging. Optimal production for a forward-looking firm is identical to that of an otherwise equivalent myopic firm. However, the optimal forward-looking hedge differs from the optimal myopic hedge. If forward prices are unbiased, full hedging is suboptimal when the firm is forward-looking and output and material input prices are contemporaneously related. Furthermore, under certain conditions, the optimal forward-looking hedge under unbiased forward prices is strictly smaller than the full hedge.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Behavioral Economics
dc.subject.disciplines Finance
dc.subject.keywords Futures
dc.subject.keywords hedging
dc.subject.keywords forward-looking decision making
dc.title Optimal Hedging under Forward-Looking Behavior
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