Richard Peter

University of Iowa

Assistant Professor

341 Schaeffer Hall

Iowa City, IA 52242-1097

United States

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Scholarly Papers (27)

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

Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics, Forthcoming, U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-41
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2021
University of Iowa, Dublin City University - School of Law and Government, 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

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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 - Department of Economics & Finance
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ambiguity, ambiguity aversion, insurance demand, contract nonperformance, comparative statics

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The Many Faces of Multivariate Risk-Taking: Risk Apportionment for Desirable and Undesirable Attributes

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Jun 2022 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2022
Richard Peter and Béatrice Rey
University of Iowa and University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE)
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Multivariate risk, risk apportionment, undesirable attributes, higher-order risk effects, correlation aversion, cross-prudence, cross-temperance

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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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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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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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The Impact of Loss Aversion on Optimal Prevention

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jul 2021
Serge Macé and Richard Peter
EDHEC Business School and University of Iowa
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loss aversion, choice-acclimating personal equilibrium, reference-dependent risk preferences, prevention, self-protection

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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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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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Precautionary Motives with Multiple Instruments

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2021
Christoph Heinzel and Richard Peter
Heidelberg University and University of Iowa
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Recursive preferences, prudence, precautionary behavior, interaction effects, comparative statics

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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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Prevention as a Giffen Good

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
Richard Peter
University of Iowa
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prevention, self-protection, Giffen good, risk aversion, 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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Precautionary risk reduction and saving: Two sides of the same coin?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Apr 2022
Richard Peter and Annette Hofmann
University of Iowa and University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate
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Changes in risk, precautionary effects, risk apportionment, comparative statics, income risk, inflation risk, interest rate risk

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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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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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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

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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

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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When is safety a normal good?

Number of pages: 44
Richard Peter
University of Iowa
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Safety, self-protection, risk preferences, income effects, comparative statics