Decision-making under uncertainty and demand for insurance: an empirical study
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KeywordsInsurance demand; decision making; ambiguity; risk taking; Iowa gambling task;
- G22 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Insurance; Insurance Companies; Actuarial Studies
- D03 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Behavioral Microeconomics: Underlying Principles
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