Essays about: "Ambiguity Aversion"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Ambiguity Aversion.

  1. 1. There Is Nothing Certain But The Uncertain

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Hannes Thorstensson; Carl Tjernberg; [2023]
    Keywords : Uncertainty; Vol-of-vol; Ambiguity; Asset Pricing; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Risk and risk aversion are crucial concepts in finance. Models in finance typically assume a known probability distribution of returns, which does often not hold in reality. This papers aims to measure the uncertainty surrounding the probability distribution in equity markets and to evaluate if such uncertainty is priced. READ MORE

  2. 2. How does Time Pressure Affect Individual Attitudes towards Uncertainty?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Yuanqing Dong; [2023]
    Keywords : risk aversion; ambiguity aversion; a-insensitivity; noisy decision making; time pressure;

    Abstract : Measurements of uncertainty attitudes have been studied extensively. The majority of research concentrate on the source of uncertainty concerned risk with known probability, while the other source of uncertainty concerned ambiguity with unknown probabilities is gradually but surely becoming more widely acknowledged. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigating the relationship between economic preferences and attitudes towards vaccination against COVID-19.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Rasmus Eriksson; [2022-02-14]
    Keywords : COVID-19; attitudes towards vaccination; vaccination willingness; economic preferences; risk preferences; risk aversion; ambiguity preferences; ambiguity aversion; other regarding preferences; altruism; freeriding; conditional cooperation;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between economic preferences and attitudes towards vaccination against COVID-19. These relationships are important to explore in order to design correct and effective vaccination policies that can increase vaccination willingness and decrease vaccination hesitancy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Peruvian Trainee Teachers as Mestizas. Pedagogies of Tolerance and Respect Towards Gay and Lesbian People

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Magrith Mena Portocarrero; [2020]
    Keywords : Tolerance; Respect; Standpoint theory; Gay; Lesbian; Engaged pedagogy; Mestiza consciousness; Nos otras; Gender binary discourse; Border crossing; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Given the polarized political context in Peru that was provoked by the inclusion of LGTBIQ+ identities in the official school curriculum, this study analyzes the meanings that students of pedagogy in Lima ascribe to tolerance and respect towards gay and lesbian people, and how these meanings inform their pedagogical practices. Based on two focus groups and eight individual interviews grounded in standpoint theory, this study engages in a dialogue with the work of Wendy Brown regarding tolerance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Pricing of European Options with Subjective Probability : Ambiguity aversion in the options market during the European sovereign debt crisis

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Simon Edvinsson; [2016]
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    Abstract : This essay develops an option pricing formula where the market participantsare assumed to not follow a uniform approach with respect to uncertainty thatarises under extreme market events. By using a continuous Choquet randomwalk for modeling asset dynamics, as well as including marginal utility, an optionprice kernel is obtained- this is opposed to the unique price that arises inthe standard MMBS framework. READ MORE