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Indifference pricing with uncertainty averse preferences

  • Giammarino, Flavia
  • Barrieu, Pauline
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    We consider the indifference valuation of an uncertain monetary payoff from the perspective of an uncertainty averse decision maker. We study how the indifference valuation depends on the decision maker’s attitudes toward uncertainty. We obtain a characterization of comparative uncertainty aversion and various characterizations of increasing, decreasing, and constant uncertainty aversion.

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    Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 40636.

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    Date of creation: 02 May 2011
    Date of revision: 09 Mar 2012
    Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:40636
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