College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Agricultural & Resource Economics

AREC Seminar Series

Seminar (Friday*): Charles Holt - University of Virginia - Upside Versus Downside Risk: Gender, Stakes, and Skewness

Friday, Nov. 16, 3:30pm
3121 Symons Hall
Abstract: This paper investigates the effects of financial risk, both “upside” (low probability of a high payoff) and “downside” (low probability of a low payoff). Subjects in the experiment exhibit more aversion to downside risk and more attraction to risky prospects with a small chance of a high...

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