Risk Aversion in The Talmud
Evidence is adduced that the sages of the ancient Babylonian Talmud, as well as some of the medieval commentators theorem, were well aware of sophisticated concepts of modern theories of risk-bearing.
Paper provided by The Federmann Center for the Study of Rationality, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem in its series Discussion Paper Series with number dp287.
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|Publication status:||Published in Economic Theory, 2003, vol. 21, pp. 233-239.|
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