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Time, risk and utility: a role-play analysis

Paola Ferretti ()

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Abstract: This paper defines temporal risk aversion in the context of a simple choice framework: that of time varying utility of wealth. The attention is focused on a decision maker who acts as a buyer: temporal risk premium, instantaneous risk premium and time preference premium are defined.

Keywords: temporal utility; buyer-seller viewpoints; temporal risk premium; instantaneous risk premium; time preference premium. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C7 D8 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2005-11-28
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