Extension of stochastic dominance theory to random variables

Chi-Kwong Li, Wing-Keung Wong

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    Abstract

    In this paper, we develop some stochastic dominance theorems for the location and scale family and linear combinations of random variables and for risk lovers as well as risk averters that extend results in Hadar and Russell (1971) and Tesfatsion (1976). The results are discussed and applied to decision-making.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)509-524
    Number of pages16
    JournalRAIRO - Operations Research
    Volume33
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 1999

    User-Defined Keywords

    • Ascending stochastic dominance
    • descending stochastic dominance
    • risk lovers
    • risk averters
    • utility function

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