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ID number:231062
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Published: 03.06.2007.
Language: English
Level: College/University
Literature: 24 units
References: Used
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Define the riskiness of a gamble as the reciprocal of the absolute risk aversion (ARA) of an individual with constant ARA who is indifferent between taking and not taking that gamble. We characterize this index by axioms, chief among them a “duality” axiom which, roughly speaking, asserts that less risk-averse individuals accept riskier gambles. The index is homogeneous of degree 1, monotonic with respect to first and second order stochastic dominance, and for gambles with normal distributions, is half of ariance/mean. Examples are calculated, additional properties derived, and the index is compared with others in the literature.
JEL classification: C00, C43, D00, D80, D81, E44, G00.
Keywords: riskiness; risk aversion; expected utility; decision making under uncertainty; portfolio choice; Sharpe ratio; variance-mean ratio; value at risk.…

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