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Even Risk-Averters may Love Risk

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  • Alfred Müller

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  • Marco Scarsini

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Theory and Decision.

Volume (Year): 52 (2002)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 81-99

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Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:52:y:2002:i:1:p:81-99

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Keywords: Coin tossing; Exchangeable random variables; Games of chance; Learning; Risk Aversion; Stochastic comparison;

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  1. Trautmann, Stefan T. & Zeckhauser, Richard J., 2011. "Shunning Uncertainty: The Neglect of Learning Opportunities," Working Paper Series rwp11-044, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.

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