Essays in the Theory of Risk-bearing

North-Holland, 1971 - 278 pages
Alternative approaches to the theory of chice in risk-taking situations; Exposition of the theory of choice under uncertainty; The theory of risk aversion; The role of securities in the optimal allocation of risk-bearing; Insurance, risk, and resource allocation; Economic welfare and the allocation of resources to invention; Control in large orgationations.

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Alternative Approaches to the Theory of Choice
Exposition of the Theory of Choice Under Uncer
The Theory of Risk Aversion
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Kenneth Joseph Arrow was born in New York City on August 23, 1921. He received a bachelor's degree in social science and in mathematics from City College. He did his graduate work at Columbia University. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He taught at Harvard University from 1968 to 1979 and at Stanford University until retiring in 1991. He was an economist who was known for his contributions to mathematical economics. He wrote numerous books including Social Choice and Individual Values and Social Choice and Multicriterion Decision-Making written with Herve Raynaud. Arrow and John R. Hicks received the 1972 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science for their work in welfare economics and the theory of social choice. In 2004, Arrow received the National Medal of Science, the nation's highest scientific honor. He died on February 21, 2017 at the age of 95.

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