First, in the section "Literature Review: Several Characterizations of the Increasing Convex Order," the increasing convex order, Ross's strongly more risk averse
order, and the theory indicating how these two orders can be combined to facilitate comparative statics analysis are reviewed.
So, in this paper, we consider a multiperiod inventory control model in which a risk averse
firm faces loss averse customer's uncertain demand and makes an inventory replenishment and pricing decision by maximizing the firm's expected utility.
Ruud Bokhout, marketing director of Trelleborg's engineered products operation, commented, "You could argue that supply chains as a whole are becoming more risk averse
because they face many of the same problems across the board, subdued demand, reduced budgets, rising legislation, longer procurement cycles and so on.
is risk averse
because the borrowing trend did not show any signs of improvement even after consecutive cuts in SLR rates is incorrect.
Hypothesis 1: Decision makers with a higher level of education will be more risk averse
and this will be negatively associated with volatility of returns.
Indeed, some experimental evidence suggests that for some products, the so-called high-profit products, the decision makers are risk averse
; see Schweitzer and Cachon  for more details.
"The overall market mood is risk averse
," prompting the yen-buying, said Shuichi Kanehira, deputy general manager of the foreign exchange division at Mizuho Corporate Bank.
Summary: The Indian rupee hit a fresh lifetime low against the dollar, as risk averse
global investors drowned out central bank efforts to stem the currency's slide.
A new Barclays Corporate survey of 300 business leaders nationwide found 43% of respondents said they had shelved plans to invest recently due to current market turmoil, while 66% of corporates expect to see more business failures in their sector and 54% view the private sector as too risk averse
. Newcastle respondents weren't quite as downbeat with 24% of businesses saying they had shelved investment plans due to the current economic climate plans.
Cites risk averse
mode of banks and lack of developed credit bureaus in the UAE
Second, an overly cautious, risk averse
approach can lead to reduced profitability as well, since profitable opportunities may be missed.
I examine how the risk preference variables affect the hazard rate into marriage and find that the more risk averse
marry sooner, l also exploit sibling data from the NLSY79 to examine the robustness of the empirical results by controlling for unobserved family effects that might be correlated with risk attitudes and find qualitatively similar results.