Risk analysis in theory and practice /
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Risk analysis in theory and practice /

The objective of this book is to present this analytical framework and to illustrate how it can be used in the investigation of economic decisions under risk. In a sense, the economics of risk is a difficult subject: it involves understanding human decisions in the absence of perfect information. Ho...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Chavas, Jean-Paul
Corporate Author: PALCI EBSCO books
Format: Online Book
Published: Amsterdam ; Boston : San Diego : Elsevier/Butterworth Heinemann ; Elsevier Academic Press, ©2004.
Series:Academic Press advanced finance series.
Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Front Cover; Risk Analysis in Theory and Practice; Copyright Page; Contents; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. The Measurement of Risk; Chapter 3. The Expected Utility Model; Chapter 4. The Nature of Risk Preferences; Chapter 5. Stochastic Dominance; Chapter 6. Mean-Variance Analysis; Chapter 7. Alternative Models of Risk Behavior; Chapter 8. Production Decisions Under Risk; Chapter 9. Portfolio Selection; Chapter 10. Dynamic Decisions Under Risk; Chapter 11. Contract and Policy Design Under Risk; Chapter 12. Contract and Policy Design Under Risk: Applications
  • Chapter 13. Market StabilizationAppendix A: Probability and Statistics; Appendix B: Optimization; Index