Essays about: "ambiguity aversion"

Found 4 essays containing the words ambiguity aversion.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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]
    Keywords : ;

    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

  4. 4. Risk Attitudes and the Equity Premium Puzzle: empirical tests in a cross-country setting

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Max Rylander; [2015]
    Keywords : Equity Premium Puzzle; Myopic Loss Aversion; Ambiguity Aversion; Cultural dimensions; Cultural stationarity;

    Abstract : This study utilises panel data, Equity Home Bias measurements and a two-stage estimation process incorporating one version of the international CAPM to extract comparable input data and test country-scores for risk preferences, risk aversion and time discounting as well as country scores on broader cultural dimensions, on country-estimates of the Equity Risk Premia. The risk attitude scores, which just recently have been made available, are such that they may proxy for irrational behaviours which have been theorized to explain the Equity Premium Puzzle, and enable a rigorous way to empirically test such an effect. READ MORE