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Relative risk aversion among the elderly

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  • Bellante, Don
  • Green, Carole A.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Review of Financial Economics.

Volume (Year): 13 (2004)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 269-281

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Handle: RePEc:eee:revfin:v:13:y:2004:i:3:p:269-281

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  1. Marianna Brunetti & Costanza Torricelli, 2007. "The role of demographic variables in explaining financial returns in Italy," Heterogeneity and monetary policy 0701, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Dipartimento di Economia Politica.
  2. Christine Lai, 2008. "How Retired Households and Households Approaching Retirement Handle Their Equity Investments in the United States," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 29(4), pages 601-622, December.
  3. Iancu Octavian IONESCU & Eugeniu TURLEA, 2011. "The Financial Auditor’s Risk Behavior – The Influence of Age on Risk Behavior in a Financial Audit Context," Journal of Accounting and Management Information Systems, Faculty of Accounting and Management Information Systems, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, vol. 10(4), pages 444-458, December.
  4. Jaime Ruiz-Tagle V. & Pablo Tapia G., 2012. "Brechas por Género en Aversión al Riesgo," Working Papers wp373, University of Chile, Department of Economics.
  5. 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.
  6. Yumi Huang & Stacey Wood & Dale Berger & Yaniv Hanoch, 2013. "Risky choice in younger versus older adults: Affective context matters," Judgment and Decision Making, Society for Judgment and Decision Making, vol. 8(2), pages 179-187, March.
  7. Karolin Becker & Peter Zweifel, 2008. "Age and Choice in Health Insurance," The Patient: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research, Springer, vol. 1(1), pages 27-40, January.

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