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Risk aversion and prudence in the large

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  • Eisenhauer, Joseph G., 2006. "Risk aversion and prudence in the large," Research in Economics, Elsevier, vol. 60(4), pages 179-187, December.
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    1. Eisenhauer Joseph G., 2010. "A Simple Metric for Gauging Risk Aversion," Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance, De Gruyter, vol. 4(2), pages 1-12, July.
    2. Eisenhauer, Joseph G., 2010. "Rank-ordering of risk preferences with conventional and discrete measures," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 50(3), pages 291-297, August.

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