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Laboratory experiments and the economics of insurance

D. M. Duncan

Laboratory experiments and the economics of insurance

by D. M. Duncan

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Published by Dorset Institute of Higher Education in Poole .
Written in English


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Statement[by]W. C. Duncan.
SeriesWorking paper : Dorset Institute of Higher Education -- 28
ContributionsDorset Institute of Higher Education.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13865522M

Written for advanced undergraduate and master’s level courses, this book builds from a base of asymmetric information issues to discuss a wide array of topics and is illustrated with some timely examples. Covers diverse issues such as risk aversion, expected utility, and moral hazard within the pure theory of insurance Provides a clear exposition of the necessary mathematics, a feature which. The Economics Laboratory is dedicated to the study of economic and strategic decision making. By fostering a combination of economic theory, game theory, behavioral economics, laboratory experiments, and survey research, the Economics Laboratory hopes to further the understanding of human interactions over economic decisions.

Abstract - Laboratory experiments have proven increasingly useful in all areas of economics. This paper discusses the methodology of experimental economics, highlights its strengths and weaknesses, discusses many of the applications of experimental methods to public economics, and suggests topics in which future applications may also prove Size: KB. Laboratory experiments are a widely used methodology for advancing causal knowledge in the physical and life sciences. With the exception of psychology, the adoption of laboratory experiments has been much slower in the social sciences, although during the last two decades, the use of lab experiments has accelerated. Nonetheless, there remains. Growth of Experimental Economics • Experiments now common in many areas of Economics (individual choice, markets, game theory, social preferences, etc.) • Increasing publications (surveys by Holt , Noussair ) • Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to experimentalists.

"This book presents social science at its interdisciplinary best: an exhilarating mix of game theory, evolutionary biology, experimental economics, cultural anthropology, grammatology, and policy. 3. The Economics of Insurance Insurance is designed to protect against serious financial reversals that result from random evens intruding on the plan of individuals. Limitations on Insurance Protection • It is restricted to reducing those consequences of random events that can be measured in monetary Size: KB. terms of economics, if insurance has a "low price elasticity". It may seem fairly safe to assume that this actually is the case, if there is no evidence that lower premiums will lead to a significant increase in sales. One should, however, bear in mind that a reduc- tion in the premium or an increase in the agent's commission, come File Size: KB.


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