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On characterization of a class of convex operators for pricing insurance risks

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  • Marta Cardin

    (Department of Applied Mathematics-University Ca'Foscari-Venice)

  • Graziella Pacelli

    (Department of Social sciences- University of Ancona)

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The properties of risk measures or insurance premium principles have been extensively studied in actuarial literature. We propose an axiomatic description of a particular class of coherent risk measures defined in Artzner, Delbaen, Eber, and Heath (1999). The considered risk measures are obtained by expansion of TVar measures, consequently they look like very interesting in insurance pricing where TVar measures is frequently used to value tail risks.

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  • Marta Cardin & Graziella Pacelli, 2005. "On characterization of a class of convex operators for pricing insurance risks," Game Theory and Information 0511011, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpga:0511011
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    Risk measures; premium principles; Choquet measures distortion function; TVar .;
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    • C7 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory
    • D8 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty

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