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Improving your chances: A new result

Authors
Journal
Economics Letters
0165-1765
Publisher
Elsevier
Volume
118
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.12.016
Keywords
  • Risk Aversion
  • Downside Risk
  • Prudence
  • Temperance
  • Risk Apportionment
  • Mean-Preserving Stochastic Dominance
Disciplines
  • Mathematics

Abstract

Abstract In this letter, we show that the results presented by Jindapon and Neilson (2007) for changes in risk à la Ekern (1980) can be generalized to mean-preserving stochastic dominance changes, with appropriate and simple additional conditions on the utility function.

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