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Risk aversion measures: comparing attitudes and asset allocation

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  • Schooley, Diane K.
  • Worden, Debra Drecnik

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  • Schooley, Diane K. & Worden, Debra Drecnik, 1996. "Risk aversion measures: comparing attitudes and asset allocation," Financial Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 5(2), pages 87-99.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:finser:v:5:y:1996:i:2:p:87-99
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