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Risk aversion in the small and in the large: Calibration results for betweenness functionals

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  • Zvi Safra

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  • Uzi Segal

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Risk and Uncertainty.

Volume (Year): 38 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 27-37

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jrisku:v:38:y:2009:i:1:p:27-37

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Keywords: Risk aversion; Calibration results; Betweenness functionals;

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  1. James Cox & Vjollca Sadiraj & Bodo Vogt & Utteeyo Dasgupta, 2013. "Is there a plausible theory for decision under risk? A dual calibration critique," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 54(2), pages 305-333, October.

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