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American Economic Review: Vol. 103 No. 4 (June 2013)

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Even (Mixed) Risk Lovers Are Prudent: Comment

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Ebert, Sebastian. 2013. "Even (Mixed) Risk Lovers Are Prudent: Comment." American Economic Review, 103(4): 1536-37.

DOI: 10.1257/aer.103.4.1536

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Crainich, Eeckhoudt, and Trannoy (2013) show that mixed risk lovers are prudent. I show that common risk loving utility functions may not exhibit mixed risk loving––as is typical for risk aversion and mixed risk aversion––and thus these traits should be carefully distinguished. In particular, risk lovers may be imprudent.

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Ebert, Sebastian (Institute for Financial Economics and Statistics, U Bonn)

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