Background risk in generalized expected utility theory

Quiggin, J (2003) Background risk in generalized expected utility theory. Economic Theory, 22 3: 607-611. doi:10.1007/s00199-002-0311-x

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Author Quiggin, J
Title Background risk in generalized expected utility theory
Journal name Economic Theory   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0938-2259
Publication date 2003
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1007/s00199-002-0311-x
Volume 22
Issue 3
Start page 607
End page 611
Total pages 5
Place of publication New York
Publisher Springer-verlag
Language eng
Abstract In this paper, it is shown that, for a wide range of risk-averse generalized expected utility preferences, independent risks are complementary, contrary to the results for expected utility preferences satisfying conditions such as proper and standard risk aversion.
Keyword Economics
Background Risk
Constant Risk Aversion
Generalized Expected Utility Theory
Independence Axiom
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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