Miary intensywności zachowań rozważnych
Measure of the Intensity of Prudent Behavior
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The behavior of the risk averse decision-maker is prudent if the precautionary saving activities are taken to avoid risk. Prudence is defined as a particular type of the preference relation over uncertain choices. Our goal in this paper is to show the relationship between the Arrow-Pratt coefficient of the risk aversion and the measure of the intensity of prudence. The properties of the utility function expressing prudence behavior are presented and the particular class of utility functions with non monotonic absolute risk aversion coefficient is considered.
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