risk aversion

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risk aversion

n
a strong disinclination to take risks
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1] investigated supply chain coordination issues with a risk-neutral supplier and a risk-averse retailer and proved that option contracts can make the supply chain achieve the Pareto optimum.
Federal Reserve Bank of New York risk-averse "PROPUBLICA" AND NATIONAL Public Radio's "This American Life" co-published a report detailing the New York Fed's in-house culture of deferring to banks.
Studies on our economy have made India look like a risk-averse country.
Many investors are now very risk-averse and looking for what they consider to be safe havens for their money.
Export-oriented issues were boosted on the yen's fall as a risk-averse mood eased after House Speaker John Boehner announced a proposal for a temporary extension to the U.
We know that banks are risk-averse to lending at the moment but it should also be understood that businesses, especially SMEs, are also nervous about borrowing in the current trading conditions.
The success of Liverpool in the late 70s, 80s and early 90s was based on uncomplicated, risk-averse defending.
The author investigated the economics of risk and uncertainty, noting that, "in the theory of consumption under uncertainty, the typical consumer is traditionally assumed to follow an optimal decision rule with risk-averse preferences.
Our findings suggest that regulatory oversight by CMS on liver transplantation programs has led to the unintended consequence of risk-averse behavior by transplants centers," Dr.
A risk-averse and bureaucratic environment, which leads to cotton wool kids, breaches children's rights and undermines healthy development.
Risk is risk," he argued, and people who are risk-averse to mortality will be equally risk-averse to equities.
Huggins said that becoming risk-averse could work in the wrong way, and banks could eventually lose the confidence of customers.
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