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Relative Risk Aversion: Increasing or Decreasing?

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  • Graves, Philip E.

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While there is no abstract for this paper, it makes an argument that relative risk aversion is decreasing in wealth rather than increasing in wealth as hypothesized by Arrow, using the money demand findings of Friedman.

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Article provided by Cambridge University Press in its journal Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

Volume (Year): 14 (1979)
Issue (Month): 02 (June)
Pages: 205-214

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Handle: RePEc:cup:jfinqa:v:14:y:1979:i:02:p:205-214_00

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  1. Graves, Philip E., 1978. "New evidence on income and the velocity of money," MPRA Paper 19899, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Graves, Philip E., 1976. "Wealth and cash asset proportions," MPRA Paper 19912, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Milton Friedman, 1959. "The Demand for Money: Some Theoretical and Empirical Results," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 67, pages 327.
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  1. Graves, Philip E., 1980. "The velocity of money: evidence for the U.K. 1911-1966," MPRA Paper 19900, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Sun, Qian & Tong, Wilson H.S., 2010. "Risk and the January effect," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 34(5), pages 965-974, May.
  3. Chaigneau, Pierre, 2013. "Explaining the structure of CEO incentive pay with decreasing relative risk aversion," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 67(C), pages 4-23.

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