Risk Aversion, Entrepreneurial Risk, and Portfolio Selection
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Do entrepreneurs consider the risk of their business equity when making investment portfolio allocations? Many people compartmentalize different risks and consider them separately, called mental accounting. Alternatively, the risk substitution hypothesis suggests that entrepreneurs would offset high business income risk by selecting a more conservative investment portfolio. we examine these two hypotheses which have implications for measuring risk tolerance. We find that households with... More
Material Type: Open Journal-Article
Technical Format: PDF
Date Added to MERLOT: February 28, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 07, 2014
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Submitter: Howard Kuan

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