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Handbook of the economics of risk and uncertainty. Volume 1

Author: Mark J Machina; W Kip Viscusi
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2014. ©2014
Series: Handbooks in economics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Detailed surveys examine risk and uncertainty, from classical and foundational work through current developments. Presents coherent summaries of risk and uncertainty that inform major areas in economics and finance.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark J Machina; W Kip Viscusi
ISBN: 9780444536853 044453685X
OCLC Number: 883420888
Description: xxxv, 860 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm
Contents: Axiomatic foundations of expected utility and subjective probability / Edi Karni --
Rationality and dynamic consistency under risk and uncertainty / Peter J. Hammond and Horst Zank --
The theory of risk and risk aversion / Jack Meyer --
Assessment and estimation of risk preferences / Charles A. Holt and Susan K. Laury --
Insurance and insurance markets / Georges Dionne and Scott E. Harrington --
Uncertainty and imperfect information in markets / Benjamin E. Hermalin --
The value of individual and societal risks to life and health / W. Kip Viscusi --
Economic analysis of risk and uncertainty induced by health shocks : a review and extension / Tomas J. Philipson and George Zanjani --
Regulating occupational and product risks / Thomas J. Kniesner and John D. Leeth --
Environmental risk and uncertainty / Joseph E. Aldy and W. Kip Viscusi --
Economics of natural catastrophe risk insurance / Howard Kunreuther and Erwann Michel-Kerjan --
Non-expected utility models under objective uncertainty / John Quiggin --
Ambiguity and ambiguity aversion / Mark J. Machina and Marciano Siniscalchi --
Choice under uncertainty : empirical methods and experimental results / John D. Hey.
Series Title: Handbooks in economics.
Responsibility: by Mark Machina, W. Kip Viscusi.

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