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Measures of Risk

  • John E. Grable
  • Kristy L. Archuleta
  • R. Roudi Nazarinia
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Abstract

Researchers and practitioners interested in the assessment and measurement of risk, risk tolerance, risk perception, and related aspects of risk taking will find this chapter of interest. This chapter contains a collection of risk tolerance and risk attitude scales, indexes, and one-item measures that can aid in research or in practice. A description of each assessment instrument is provided. Descriptive information includes background information on the sample norm, as well as the reliability and validity of each instrument.

Keywords

Risk Aversion Risk Perception Mutual Fund Financial Risk Risk Tolerance 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • John E. Grable
    • 1
  • Kristy L. Archuleta
    • 1
  • R. Roudi Nazarinia
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Family Studies and Human Services, Kansas State UniversityManhattanUSA

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