A global index of riskiness
AbstractWe extend the pioneering work of Aumann–Serrano by presenting an index of riskiness for gambles with either positive or negative expectations. It can be of use for a variety of abstract behaviors, when adapting the framework of either Expected-Utility Theory or Prospect Theory.
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Volume (Year): 118 (2013)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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Expected Utility Theory; Prospect theory; Utility functions; Value functions; Index of riskiness; Duality axiom;
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- C5 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling
- C6 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling
- G1 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets
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