paola pederzoli _ asst prof of finance

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I am an Assistant Professor in Finance at the University of Houston, Bauer College of Business.

I obtained a Ph.D. in Finance at the Swiss Finance Institute, University of Geneva.

You can download my CV here.


Paola Pederzoli
University of Houston, Bauer college of business
4750 Calhoun Rd, Houston TX 77004
Tel:      +1 713 743 4767


Early exercise decision in American options with dividends, stochastic volatility and jumps
(A. Cosma, S. Galluccio, P. Pederzoli, O. Scaillet)
DLL and Matlab code
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 55 (1), February 2020, pp. 331-356.
2017 Swiss Derivative Award Nomination Prize


Identifying Demand and Supply in Index Option Markets [May 2023] Internet Appendix
(K. Jacobs, A. T. Mai, P. Pederzoli)
2022 FMA Best Paper Award in Derivatives and Options
MFA 2022, Cancun Derivatives Workshop 2022, SOFIE 2022, FMA 2022, CDI 2022.

Non-Linear CAPM: Evidence From In-The-Money Options Trading [Oct 2022]
(P. Pederzoli, M. Sandulescu)
MFA 2023, 6th Western Conference on Financial Econometrics and Risk Management 2023, SOFIE 2023.

Skewness Swaps: Evidence from the Cross-Section of Stocks [Aug 2021 New version coming soon!]
(P. Pederzoli)
Supplemental File
2019 FMA Best Paper Award in Derivatives and Options
2017 SFI Best Doctoral Paper Award
NFA 2018, EUROFIDAI 2018, ITAM Finance Conference 2019, SOFIE 2019, EFA 2019, FMA Annual Meeting 2019, Virtual Derivatives Workshop 2020.


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