Time, risk and utility: a role-play analysis
AbstractThis paper defines temporal risk aversion in the context of a simple choice framework: that of time varying utility of wealth. The attention is focused on a decision maker who acts as a buyer: temporal risk premium, instantaneous risk premium and time preference premium are defined.
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temporal utility; buyer-seller viewpoints; temporal risk premium; instantaneous risk premium; time preference premium.;
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- Kimball, Miles S, 1990.
"Precautionary Saving in the Small and in the Large,"
Econometric Society, vol. 58(1), pages 53-73, January.
- Miles S. Kimball, 1989. "Precautionary Saving in the Small and in the Large," NBER Working Papers 2848, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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