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Regret, portfolio choice, and guarantees in defined contribution schemes

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  • Muermann, Alexander
  • Mitchell, Olivia S.
  • Volkman, Jacqueline M.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Insurance: Mathematics and Economics.

Volume (Year): 39 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 (October)
Pages: 219-229

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Cited by:
  1. Michenaud, Sébastien & Solnik, Bruno, 2008. "Applying regret theory to investment choices: Currency hedging decisions," Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 27(5), pages 677-694, September.
  2. Wong, Kit Pong, 2014. "Regret theory and the competitive firm," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 36(C), pages 172-175.
  3. Frehen, Rik G.P. & Hoevenaars, Roy P.M.M. & Palm, Franz C. & Schotman, Peter C., 2008. "Regret aversion and annuity risk in defined contribution pension plans," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 42(3), pages 1050-1061, June.
  4. Diana Barro & Elio Canestrelli, 2008. "Tracking error with minimum guarantee constraints," Working Papers 172, Department of Applied Mathematics, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia.

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