Richard Peter

University of Iowa

Assistant Professor

341 Schaeffer Hall

Iowa City, IA 52242-1097

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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25

Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

When Risk Perception Gets in the Way: Probability Weighting and Underprevention

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Iowa
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Prevention, Probability Weighting, Likelihood Insensitivity, Medical Decision Making

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Self-Insurance, Self-Protection and Increased Risk Aversion: An Intertemporal Reinvestigation

Munich Risk and Insurance Center Working Paper 22
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Sep 2013
Annette Hofmann and Richard Peter
Institute for Risk and Insurance - Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences and University of Iowa
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self-insurance, self-protection, saving, risk aversion

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Should We Do More When We Know Less?: Optimal Risk Mitigation Under Technological Uncertainty

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 31 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 25 May 2019
Lu Li and Richard Peter
Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Iowa
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Self-Insurance, Self-Protection, Risk Aversion, Prudence, Technological Uncertainty

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Do you Trust your Insurer? Ambiguity about Contract Nonperformance and Optimal Insurance Demand

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2018
Richard Peter and Jie Ying
University of Iowa and Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville - Department of Economics & Finance
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ambiguity, ambiguity aversion, insurance demand, contract nonperformance, comparative statics

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Probability Weighting: An Incomplete Solution for Insurance Demand Puzzles

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2020
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management), University of Iowa and University of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real EstateUniversity of Georgia
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Insurance Demand, Probability Weighting, Non-expected Utility, Comparative Statics

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Self-Insurance, Self-Protection, and Increased Risk Aversion: An Intertemporal Reinvestigation

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Nov 2013
Annette Hofmann and Richard Peter
St John's University - School of Risk Management and University of Iowa
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self-insurance; self-protection; saving; risk aversion

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Incentive and Welfare Effects of Idiosyncratic Return Risk

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2020
Christophe Courbage, Richard Peter and Béatrice Rey
Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève - University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO), University of Iowa and University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE)
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correlation attitude, risk preferences, saving, idiosyncratic returns

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A Fresh Look at Prevention for Health Risks

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Apr 2020
Richard Peter
University of Iowa
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Health Risks, Prevention, Risk Aversion, Downside Risk Aversion, Bi-variate Utility Function

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Who Should Exert More Effort? Risk Aversion, Downside Risk Aversion and Optimal Prevention

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 May 2019
Richard Peter
University of Iowa
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risk aversion, downside risk aversion, prevention, self-protection

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On the Effect of Uncertainty on Personal Vaccination Decisions

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Apr 2021
Christophe Courbage and Richard Peter
Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève - University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO) and University of Iowa
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primary prevention, vaccination, uncertainty, ambiguity

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Risk Effects on Optimal Decision Making – A Question of the Right Order

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 May 2020
Mario Menegatti and Richard Peter
University of Parma - Dipartimento di Economia and University of Iowa
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higher-order risk, relative risk aversion, comparative statics, decision making

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Ambiguity Aversion in Competitive Insurance Markets with Asymmetric Information

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Apr 2019
Richard Peter, Andreas Richter and Paul D. Thistle
University of Iowa, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Department of Finance
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adverse selection, ambiguity, efficiency, second best, uncertainty averse preferences, welfare

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Revisiting Precautionary Saving Under Ambiguity

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 26 Jun 2018
Richard Peter
University of Iowa
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ambiguity aversion, non-expected utility, uncertainty, saving, comparative statics

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How Social Preferences Mitigate Moral Hazard in Situations of Financial Support

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Oct 2018
Christian Knoller, Stefan Neuß and Richard Peter
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and University of Iowa
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Financial Support, Moral Hazard, Social Preferences, Positive Reciprocity

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Insurance Fraud in a Rothschild–Stiglitz World

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 87, Issue 1, pp. 117-142, 2020
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 May 2020
M. Martin Boyer and Richard Peter
HEC Montreal - Department of Finance and University of Iowa
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Self‐Insurance, Self‐Protection, and Saving: On Consumption Smoothing and Risk Management

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 83, Issue 3, pp. 719-734, 2016
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Aug 2016
Annette Hofmann and Richard Peter
Institute for Risk and Insurance - Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences and University of Iowa
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Take-Up for Genetic Tests and Ambiguity

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol. 48, No. 2, 2014
Posted: 04 Jun 2014
Michael Hoy, Richard Peter and Andreas Richter
University of Guelph - Department of Economics, University of Iowa and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management)

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Non-expected utility, ambiguity, genetic tests, value of information

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Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts and Health Care Utilization

Health Economics, Vol. 25, No.3, 2016
Posted: 08 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2017
Richard Peter, Sebastian Soika and Petra Steinorth
University of Iowa, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Munich Risk and Insurance Center and University of Hamburg - Institute for Risk Management and Insurance

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health insurance, health savings accounts, health risk, savings, health care utilization

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Optimal Prevention for Multiple Risks

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 84, Issue 3, pp. 899-922, 2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Aug 2017
Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève - University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO), University of Geneva - Geneva School of Economics and Management and University of Iowa
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Optimal Prevention for Multiple Risks

Journal of Risk and Insurance (Forthcoming)
Posted: 22 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève - University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO), University of Geneva - Geneva School of Economics and Management and University of Iowa

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self-protection, multiple risks, correlation

Yes, No, Perhaps? Premium Risk and Guaranteed Renewable Insurance Contracts with Heterogeneous Incomplete Private Information

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 83, Issue 2, pp. 363-385, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 May 2016
Richard Peter, Andreas Richter and Petra Steinorth
University of Iowa, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Hamburg - Institute for Risk Management and Insurance
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Yes, No, Perhaps? - Premium Risk and Guaranteed Renewable Insurance Contracts with Heterogeneous Incomplete Private Information

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 83, No. 2, 2016
Posted: 21 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Richard Peter, Andreas Richter and Petra Steinorth
University of Iowa, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management) and University of Hamburg - Institute for Risk Management and Insurance

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risk classification, insurance economics, private information

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Multivariate Prevention Decisions: Safe Today or Sorry Tomorrow?

Economics Letters, Vol. 128, 2015
Posted: 19 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2018
Annette Hofmann and Richard Peter
Institute for Risk and Insurance - Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences and University of Iowa

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prevention, decision-making under risk, intertemporal risk management

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Anti-selection & Genetic Testing in Insurance: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 23
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, McGill University - Centre for Genomics and Policy, Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics, University of Tasmania - Faculty of Law, University of Iowa and University of Iowa College of Law
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anti-selection, insurance, genetic testing, ELSI