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The Monotonicity of Asset Prices with Changes in Risk


  • Masamitsu Ohnishi

    () (Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University)

  • Yusuke Osaki

    () (Graduate School of Economics, Osaka University)


The goal of this paper is the examination of the conditions on preferences to guarantee the monotonicity of asset prices, when their returns change in the sense of first- and second-order stochastic dominances.

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  • Masamitsu Ohnishi & Yusuke Osaki, 2005. "The Monotonicity of Asset Prices with Changes in Risk," Discussion Papers in Economics and Business 05-14, Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics and Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP).
  • Handle: RePEc:osk:wpaper:0514

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    Asset Price; Comparative Statics; First-order Stochastic Dominance; Second-order Stochastic Dominance.;

    JEL classification:

    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
    • G12 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Asset Pricing; Trading Volume; Bond Interest Rates

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