Risk Experiments in Gains and Losses : A Case Study for Benin

Gheyssens, Jonathan and Günther, Isabel (2012). Risk Experiments in Gains and Losses : A Case Study for Benin. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Gheyssens, Jonathan
    Günther, Isabel
    Title Risk Experiments in Gains and Losses : A Case Study for Benin
    Volume/Issue No. 2012/38
    Publication Date 2012
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 24
    Language eng
    Abstract

    The aim of this paper is to expand our knowledge on risk aversion among the poor by conducting experiments that do not only test risk aversion in small and large stakes but also in risky gains and risky losses. To our knowledge, this is the first attempt

    Keyword Households
    Management
    Poor
    Religion
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2012
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292305017
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