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A Diamond-Stiglitz approach to the demand for self-protection

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  • Donald Meyer

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  • Jack Meyer

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

Volume (Year): 42 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 45-60

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jrisku:v:42:y:2011:i:1:p:45-60

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Keywords: Self protection; Prevention; Risk aversion; Prudence; Decreasing risk aversion; D81;

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Cited by:
  1. Gollier, Christian & Hammitt, James & Treich, Nicolas, 2013. "Risk and Choice: A Research Saga," TSE Working Papers 13-444, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE).
  2. Fagart, Marie-Cécile & Fluet, Claude, 2013. "The first-order approach when the cost of effort is money," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 49(1), pages 7-16.
  3. Courbage, Christophe & Rey, Béatrice & Treich, Nicolas, 2013. "Prevention and precaution," IDEI Working Papers 805, Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse.
  4. Jindapon, Paan, 2013. "Do risk lovers invest in self-protection?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 121(2), pages 290-293.

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