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Higher-order generalizations of Arrow-Pratt and Ross risk aversion: A comparative statics approach

  • Jindapon, Paan
  • Neilson, William S.

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Volume (Year): 136 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (September)
Pages: 719-728

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