Markus Pelger

Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering

Assistant Professor

473 Via Ortega

Stanford, CA 94305-9025

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

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Deep Learning in Asset Pricing

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 04 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2020
Luyang Chen, Markus Pelger and Jason Zhu
Stanford University - Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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No-arbitrage, stock returns, conditional asset pricing model, non-linear factor model, machine learning, deep learning, neural networks, big data, hidden states, GMM

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Forest Through the Trees: Building Cross-Sections of Stock Returns

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 19 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2020
Svetlana Bryzgalova, Markus Pelger and Jason Zhu
London Business School - Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 1,361 (16,819)
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Asset Pricing, Sorting, Portfolios, Cross-Section of Expected Returns, Decision Trees, Elastic Net, Stock Characteristics, Machine Learning

Factors That Fit the Time Series and Cross-Section of Stock Returns

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2020
Martin Lettau and Markus Pelger
University of California - Haas School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 1,037 (24,780)
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Cross Section Of Returns, Anomalies, Expected Returns, High-Dimensional Data, Latent Factors, Weak Factors, PCA

Factors that Fit the Time Series and Cross-Section of Stock Returns

NBER Working Paper No. w24858
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Martin Lettau and Markus Pelger
University of California - Haas School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Factors that Fit the Time Series and Cross-Section of Stock Returns

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13049
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2018
Martin Lettau and Markus Pelger
University of California - Haas School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Anomalies, Cross Section of Returns, expected returns, high-dimensional data, Latent Factors, PCA, Weak Factors

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Understanding Systematic Risk: A High-Frequency Approach

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2020
Markus Pelger
Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Systematic Risk, High-dimensional Data, High-Frequency Data, Latent Factors, PCA, Jumps, Cross-Section of Returns, Time-Varying Risk, Industry Factors

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Estimating Latent Asset-Pricing Factors

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 May 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2020
Martin Lettau and Markus Pelger
University of California - Haas School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Cross Section of Returns, Anomalies, Expected Returns, High-Dimensional Data, Latent Factors, Weak Factors, PCA

Estimating Latent Asset-Pricing Factors

NBER Working Paper No. w24618
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 May 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2021
Martin Lettau and Markus Pelger
University of California - Haas School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Estimating Latent Asset-Pricing Factors

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12926
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 May 2018 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2018
Martin Lettau and Markus Pelger
University of California - Haas School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Anomalies, Cross Section of Returns, expected returns, high-dimensional data, Latent Factors, PCA, Weak Factors

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CoCos, Bail-In, and Tail Risk

Office of Financial Research Working Paper No. 0004
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Jul 2013
Nan Chen, Paul Glasserman, Behzad Nouri and Markus Pelger
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Columbia Business School, Columbia University and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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contingent convertibles, bail-in, tail risks, rollover risk

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Large Dimensional Latent Factor Modeling with Missing Observations and Applications to Causal Inference

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2020
Ruoxuan Xiong and Markus Pelger
Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Factor Analysis, Principal Components, Synthetic Control, Causal Inference, Treatment Effect, Missing Entry, Large-Dimensional Panel Data, Large N and T, Matrix Completion

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Contingent Convertible Bonds: Pricing, Dilution Costs and Efficient Regulation

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 10 May 2012
Markus Pelger
Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Contingent Convertible Bond, Banking Regulation, Subprime Mortgage Crisis, Structural Model, Corporate Finance, Kou Processes, Jump Diffusion Processes

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Large-Dimensional Factor Modeling Based on High-Frequency Observations

Number of pages: 125 Posted: 25 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 12 May 2018
Markus Pelger
Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Systematic risk, High-dimensional data, High-frequency data, Latent factor model, PCA, Jumps, Semimartingales, Approximate factor model, Number of factors

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State-Varying Factor Models of Large Dimensions

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2020
Markus Pelger and Ruoxuan Xiong
Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Factor Analysis, Principle Components, State-Varying, Nonparametric, Kernel-Regression, Large-Dimensional Panel Data, Large N and T

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Contingent Capital, Tail Risk, and Debt-Induced Collapse

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 13-90
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Nan Chen, Paul Glasserman, Behzad Nouri and Markus Pelger
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Columbia Business School, Columbia University and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Contingent convertible debt, bail-in debt, capital structure, too big to fail

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New Performance-Vested Stock Option Schemes

Applied Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 May 2010 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
An Chen, Markus Pelger and Klaus Sandmann
University of Ulm, Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and University of Bonn - The Bonn Graduate School of Economics
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Executive Stock Options, Asian Options, Parisian Options

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Interpretable Sparse Proximate Factors for Large Dimensions

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 21 May 2018 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2020
Markus Pelger and Ruoxuan Xiong
Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Factor Analysis, Principle Components, Sparse Loading, Interpretability, Large-Dimensional Panel Data, Large N and T

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How Relative Compensation Can Lead to Herding Behavior

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2013
An Chen and Markus Pelger
University of Ulm and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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relative compensation, management compensation, herding, risk-aversion

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Internet Appendix for Deep Learning in Asset Pricing

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2020
Luyang Chen, Markus Pelger and Jason Zhu
Stanford University - Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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Conditional asset pricing model, no-arbitrage, stock returns, non-linear factor model, cross-section of expected returns, machine learning, deep learning, big data, hidden states, GMM

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Supplemental Appendix - Factors that Fit the Time Series and Cross-Section of Stock Returns

Lettau, Martin and Pelger, Markus, Supplemental Appendix for "Factors that Fit the Time Series and Cross-Section of Stock Returns”, 2019
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 06 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2020
Martin Lettau and Markus Pelger
University of California - Haas School of Business and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Cross Section of Returns, Anomalies, Expected Returns, High-Dimensional Data, Latent Factors, Weak Factors, PCA

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Optimal Stock Option Schemes for Managers

Forthcoming, Review of Managerial Science
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2013
An Chen and Markus Pelger
University of Ulm and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Different Executive Stock Options, Asian, American and Parisian Options, Welfare Analysis

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Optimal Payoff Schemes for Managers (Asymmetric Information Case)

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Jan 2012
An Chen and Markus Pelger
University of Ulm and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Different Executive Stock Options, Asian, American and Parisian Options, Welfare Analysis

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On the Existence of Sure Profits via Flash Strategies

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2018
Claudio Fontana, Markus Pelger and Eckhard Platen
University of Padova, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) - Finance Discipline Group
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Arbitrage, predictable time, semimartingale; high-frequency trading, right-continuity

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Internet Appendix for State-Varying Factor Models of Large Dimensions

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 08 Dec 2020
Markus Pelger and Ruoxuan Xiong
Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Factor Analysis, Principal Components, State-Varying, Nonparametric, Kernel- Regression, Large-Dimensional Panel Data, Large N and T

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Internet Appendix to Large Dimensional Latent Factor Modeling with Missing Observations and Applications to Causal Inference

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 14 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2021
Ruoxuan Xiong and Markus Pelger
Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
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Factor Analysis, Principal Components, Synthetic Control, Causal Inference, Treatment Effect, Missing Entry, Large-Dimensional Panel Data, Large N and T , Matrix Completion

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Internet Appendix for Forest through the Trees: Building Cross-Sections of Stock Returns

Number of pages: 118 Posted: 13 May 2020 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2020
Svetlana Bryzgalova, Markus Pelger and Jason Zhu
London Business School - Department of Finance, Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering and Stanford University - Management Science & Engineering
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Asset Pricing, Sorting, Portfolios, Cross-Section of Expected Returns, Decision Trees, Elastic Net, Stock Characteristics, Machine Learning