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Seminar of the Risk Theory Society

Friday, April 1 - Sunday, April 3, 2016

All lectures take place at St. John's University's Manhattan campus, 101 Astor Place, New York, NY 10003.

Friday evening

AJ Bostian and Christoph Heinzel, “Consumption Smoothing and Precautionary Saving under Recursive Preferences

Jeanne Commault, “Measuring The Consumption Response To Income Shocks When Consumers Have A Precautionary Motive

Saturday morning

Christian Gollier, “Aversion to Risk of Regret and Preference for Positively Skewed Risk

Benjamin L. Collier, Daniel Schwartz, Howard C. Kunreuther, Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan, “Are Risk Preferences Consistent Across Low and High Stakes? Evidence from the Field”

Glenn W. Harrison and Eric R. Ulm, “Recovering Subjective Probability Distributions

Saturday afternoon

Pierre Martinon, Pierre Picard, and Anasuya Raj, “On the Design of Optimal Health Insurance Contracts under Ex Post Moral Hazard

Francesco Decarolis, Maria Polyakova, and Stephen P. Ryan, “The Welfare Effects of Supply-Side Regulations in Medicare Part D

Raimond Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell, Ralph Rogalla, and Tatjana Schimetschek, “Will They Take the Money and Work? People’s Willingness to Delay Claiming Social Security Benefits for a Lump Sum

Sunday morning

Yiling Deng, J. Tyler Leverty, and George Zanjani, “Market Discipline and Government Guarantees: Evidence from the Insurance Industry

Céline Grislain-Letrémy and Bertrand Villeneuve, “Negotiated Red Zones Around Hazardous Plants

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