Event Archive: WS 2012

Households and Risk

November 30, 2012 - November 30, 2012

Georgia State University

Download Program How is the modeling and measurement of risk changed when we consider the household as the unit of analysis instead of the individual? Recent theoretical developments have offered several competing models of household behavior: what imp… more »

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8th International Microinsurance Conference 2012

November 6, 2012 - November 8, 2012

Blue Pearl Hotel

The event, which took place in Africa for the third time, brought together a record number of 590 participants from around 60 countries to discuss the challenges and opportunities in microinsurance. The conference was hosted by the Munich Re Foundation… more »

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Ambiguity: Theory and Experiments

September 20, 2012 - September 21, 2012

Georgia State University

Download Program The theoretical and empirical characterization of ambiguity has advanced in recent decades, aided by rich specifications of models of ambiguity aversion and tighter experimental evidence. This workshop brings together theorists and exp… more »

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Foundations and Applications of Utility, Risk and Decision Theory (FUR) Conference XV

June 30, 2012 - July 3, 2012

Georgia State University

The Scientific Committee of FUR and the Local Organizing Committee from ExCEN and CEAR are delighted to announce that the FUR XV International Conference on the Foundations and Applications of Utility, Risk and Decision Theory is being held at Georgia… more »

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Incentives and Risk Taking

April 6, 2012 - April 7, 2012

Aderhold Learning Center Room 24

Download Program Motivation: There is a popular belief that the recent financial crisis was caused by corporate decision-makers whose incentive schemes were such that taking risky actions benefited them personally and harmed their organizations and the… more »

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April 2, 2012 - April 3, 2012


Download Program Gambling behavior reflects a wide range of attitudes towards risk, and perceptions of risk. It fundamentally challenges the methodologies of several traditional academic disciplines, particularly in the form of what is variously called… more »

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Behavioral Risk Management

February 10, 2012 - February 11, 2012

Georgia State University

Download Program Risk management refers to all of the tools that decision‐makers have to adjust to risk. It includes obvious tools such as portfolio management, financial derivatives and the purchase of insurance. But it also includes the operational s… more »

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Behavioral Econometrics of Risk, Uncertainty, and Time Preference 2012

January 23, 2012 - January 27, 2012

Economics Building

Download call Deadline for applications is 15 July 2011 Among the most important variables affecting outcomes in microeconomic development initiatives among vulnerable groups are attitudes to risk and attitudes to the cost of waiting. The evaluation of… more »

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