risk aversion


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risk aversion

n
a strong disinclination to take risks
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This research follows the work of Gan's (2005) on supply chain coordination with a risk-averse retailer and a risk-neutral manufacturer, where the VaR theory is employed in a constrained condition to measure the degree of the retailer's risk aversion.
Arrow (1965) and Pratt's (1964) coefficient of relative risk aversion (RRA) has been the standard risk measure since the mid-1960s.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has forecast a challenging current financial year for Pakistan, with current account balance turning into deficit and security situation and global risk aversion restricting capital inflows into the country.
The dollar has benefited from this month's elevated risk aversion, up nearly 6 percent against a currency basket.
THIS year's heady bout of risk aversion on financial markets has ratcheted up demand for gold, US Treasuries and the Swiss franc to levels that suggest they may no longer be the "safe havens" they are billed as.
Turkey's economy and financial markets were unlikely to suffer a long-term impact from developments rocking global markets, the prime minister's office said on August 9, after days of sharp declines in emerging markets, including Turkey, because of growing risk aversion among investors, Today's Zaman said.
Key market indicators show an increase in global risk aversion and unease since YE10.
The risk premium widely deviates from its initial level, depending on the frequency of the consumer expectation revision and the degree of risk aversion.
48 during early European trading, as risk aversion boosted the demand for yen.
Hedge funds were broadly impacted by the sharp increase in risk aversion associated directly with the sovereign bond crisis escalation, as well as the effects this situation has had on global equity markets, corporate fixed income and currency markets.
24 during the Asian trade, while the New Zealand dollar lost ground following the rise in risk aversion.
This is the first study showing that gender differences in financial risk aversion have a biological basis, and that differences in testosterone levels between individuals can affect important aspects of economic behaviour and career decisions," said Prof Dario Maestripieri, one of the study leaders.
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