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Columbia Business School
Carson Family Professor of Business

Biography

Professor Broadie currently teaches the elective courses Security Pricing: Models and Computation, Computational Finance, and Programming for Business Research. He is an Academic Advisory Board Member for the Program for Financial Studies. His research interests include the pricing of derivative securities, risk management and, more generally, quantitative methods for decision-making under uncertainty. Broadie is the financial engineering area editor of Operations Research and serves on the editorial boards of Finance and Stochastics, SIAM Journal of Financial Mathematics and Computational Management Science and was previously editor-in-chief of the Journal of Computational Finance. Professor Broadie received two Dean's awards for teaching and has given seminars and courses for financial professionals throughout the world. He is the vice chairman of Enterprise Risk Management Institute International (ERM-II), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting education, research and training of enterprise risk managers. He has served as a consultant for a number of financial firms.

Teaching

Spring 2018

Business Analytics (EMBA)

Fall 2017

Sports Analytics (MBA)

Fall 2016

The Business of Sports (MBA)

Summer 2016

Sports Analytics (MBA)

Spring 2016

Sports Analytics (MBA)

Spring 2015

Sports Analytics: Half-Course Edition (MBA)

Fall 2013

Business Analytics (MBA)

Spring 2013

(PHD) Computing For Business Research (PHD)

Spring 2012

Security Pricing: Models & Computation (EMBA)
(PhD) Computing For Business Research (PHD)

Columbia Caseworks cases

H&K (2014)
Coauthor(s): Omar Besbes, Mark Broadie, Garrett J. van Ryzin

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Tahoe Healthcare Systems (2014)
Coauthor(s): Omar Besbes, Mark Broadie, Garrett J. van Ryzin

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DSS (2014)
Coauthor(s): Omar Besbes, Mark Broadie, Garrett J. van Ryzin

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Pandora Internet Radio (2013)
Coauthor(s): Omar Besbes, Mark Broadie, Garrett J. van Ryzin

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Retailer: A Retail Pricing Simulation Exercise (2011)
Coauthor(s): Garrett J. van Ryzin, Mark Broadie

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An Introduction to Spreadsheet Optimization Using Excel (2012)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie

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Research

Journal articles

Risk estimation via regression In Operations Research (2015)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Yiping Du, Ciamac Moallemi

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Assessing Golfer Performance on the PGA TOUR In Interfaces (2012)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie

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Managing Corporate Liquidity: Strategies and Pricing Implications In International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance (2011)
Coauthor(s): Attakrit Asvanunt, Mark Broadie, M. Suresh Sundaresan

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Efficient Risk Estimation via Nested Sequential Simulation In Management Science (2011)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Yiping Du, Ciamac Moallemi

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General Bounds and Finite-Time Improvement for the Kiefer-Wolfowitz Stochastic Approximation Algorithm In Operations Research (2011)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Deniz Cicek, Assaf Zeevi

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Understanding index option returns In Review of Financial Studies (2009)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Mikhail Chernov, Michael Johannes

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Improved lower and upper bound algorithms for pricing American options by simulation In Quantitative Finance (2008)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Menghui Cao

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The effect of jumps and discrete sampling on volatility and variance swaps In International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance (2008)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Ashish Jain

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Pricing and hedging volatility derivatives In The Journal of Derivatives (2008)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Ashish Jain

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A binomial lattice method for pricing corporate debt and modeling Chapter 11 proceedings In Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (2007)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, O. Kaya

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Model specification and risk premia: Evidence from futures options In Journal of Finance (2007)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Mikhail Chernov, Michael Johannes

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Optimal Debt and Equity Values in the Presence of Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 In Journal of Finance (2007)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Mikhail Chernov, M. Suresh Sundaresan

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Exact Simulation of Stochastic Volatility and Other Affine Jump Diffusion Processes In Operations Research (2006)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, O. Kaya

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A Double-Exponential Fast Gauss Transform for Pricing Discrete Path-Dependent Options In Operations Research (2005)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Y. Yamamoto

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Primal-Dual Simulation Algorithm for Pricing Multidimensional American Options In Management Science (2004)
Coauthor(s): Leif Andersen, Mark Broadie

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A Stochastic Mesh Method for Pricing High-Dimensional American Options In Journal of Computational Finance (2004)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Paul Glasserman

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Option Pricing: Valuation Models and Applications In Management Science (2004)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Jerome Detemple

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Application of the Fast Gauss Transform to Option Pricing In Management Science (2003)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Y. Yamamoto

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American Options with Stochastic Dividends and Volatility: A Nonparametric Investigation In Journal of Econometrics (2000)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Jerome Detemple, Eric Ghysels, O. Torres

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Nonparametric Estimation of American Option Exercise Boundaries and Call Prices In Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (2000)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Jerome Detemple, Eric Ghysels, O. Torres

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Connecting Discrete and Continuous Path-Dependent Options In Finance and Stochastics (1999)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Paul Glasserman, Shing-Gang Kou

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Optimal Replication of Contingent Claims Under Portfolio Constraints In Review of Financial Studies (1998)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, J. Cvitanic, M. Soner

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A Continuity Correction for Discrete Barrier Options In Mathematical Finance (1997)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Paul Glasserman, Shing-Gang Kou

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Enhanced Monte Carlo estimates for American option prices In The Journal of Derivatives (1997)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Paul Glasserman, Gautam Jain

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Monte Carlo Methods for Security Pricing In Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (1997)
Coauthor(s): Phelim Boyle, Mark Broadie, Paul Glasserman

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Pricing American-Style Securities Using Simulation In Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (1997)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Paul Glasserman

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The Valuation of American Options on Multiple Assets In Mathematical Finance (1997)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Jerome Detemple

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American Option Valuation: New Bounds, Approximations, and a Comparison of Existing Methods In Review of Financial Studies (1996)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie

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Estimating Security Price Derivatives Using Simulation In Management Science (1996)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Paul Glasserman

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American Capped Call Options on Dividend-Paying Assets In Review of Financial Studies (1995)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Jerome Detemple

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Computing efficient frontiers using estimated parameters In Annals of Operations Research (1993)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie

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An application of Markov chain analysis to the game of squash In Decision Sciences (1993)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Dev Joneja

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A variable rate refining triangulation In Mathematical programming (1987)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, B. Curtis Eaves

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A theorem about antiprisms In Linear Algebra and Its Applications (1985)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie

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An introduction to the octahedral algorithm for the computation of economic equilibria In Mathematical Programming Studies (1985)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie

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A note on triangulating the 5-cube In Discrete Mathematics (1984)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Richard Cottle

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Books

Every Shot Counts: Using the Revolutionary Strokes Gained Approach to Improve Your Golf Performance and Strategy (2014)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie

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Hedging with trees: Advances in pricing and risk managing derivatives (1998)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Paul Glasserman

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Chapters

Early Exercise Options: Upper Bounds In Encyclopedia of Quantitative Finance (2010)
Coauthor(s): Leif Andersen, Mark Broadie

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A Simulation Model to Analyze the Impact of Distance and Direction on Golf Scores In Proceedings of the 2009 Winter Simulation Conference (2009)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, S. Ko

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Assessing Golfer Performance Using Golfmetrics In Science and Golf V: Proceedings of the 2008 World Scientific Congress of Golf (2008)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie

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Exact Simulation of Option Greeks Under Stochastic Volatility and Jump Diffusion Models In Proceedings of the 2004 Winter Simulation Conference (2004)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, O. Kaya

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Monte Carlo methods for security pricing In Option Pricing, Interest Rates and Risk Management (2001)
Coauthor(s): Phelim Boyle, Mark Broadie, Paul Glasserman

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Pricing American options by simulation using a stochastic mesh with optimized weights In Probabilistic constrained optimization: Methodology and applications (2000)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Paul Glasserman, Zachary Ha

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American options on dividend-paying assets In Topology and Markets (1999)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Jerome Detemple

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A comparison of some Monte Carlo and quasi Monte Carlo techniques for option pricing In Monte Carlo and quasi-Monte Carlo methods 1996 (1998)
Coauthor(s): Peter Acworth, Mark Broadie, Paul Glasserman

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Simulation for option pricing and risk management In Risk Management and Analysis, Volume 1: Measuring and Modelling Financial Risk (1998)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Paul Glasserman

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Recent advances in numerical methods for pricing derivative securities In Numerical Methods in Finance (1997)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie, Jerome Detemple

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Working papers

Growth Options and Optimal Default under Liquidity Constraints: The Role of Corporate Cash Balances (2009)
Coauthor(s): Attakrit Asvanunt, Mark Broadie, M. Suresh Sundaresan

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Case studies

ZigZag Zippers: Funding a Long-term Capital Project (2010)
Coauthor(s): Mark Broadie

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Ideas and Insights

Insights Gained (2014)

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