Risk Aversion over Incomes and Risk Aversion over Commodities
AbstractThis note determines the precise connection between an agent`s attitude towards income risks and his attitude over risks in the underlying consumption space. Our results follow a general mathematical theory connecting the curvature properties of an objective function with the ray-curvature properties of its dual.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Oxford, Department of Economics in its series Economics Series Working Papers with number 2003-W09.
Date of creation: 01 Mar 2003
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risk aversion; concavity; duality;
Other versions of this item:
- Juan E. Martinez-Legaz & John K.-H. Quah, 2003. "Risk Aversion over Incomes and Risk Aversion over Commodities," Economics Papers 2003-W09, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
- C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
- D11 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Theory
- D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
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- Quah, J-K-H, 1996.
"The Monotonicity of Individual and Market Demand,"
127, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford.
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