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The utility premium of Friedman and Savage, comparative risk aversion, and comparative prudence

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The utility premium of Friedman and Savage, comparative risk aversion, and comparative prudence. / Huang, James; Stapleton, Richard.

In: Economics Letters, Vol. 134, 09.2015, p. 34-36.

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Huang, James ; Stapleton, Richard. / The utility premium of Friedman and Savage, comparative risk aversion, and comparative prudence. In: Economics Letters. 2015 ; Vol. 134. pp. 34-36.

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