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aversion

(ə-vûr′zhən)
n.
The avoidance of a thing, situation, or behavior because it has been associated with an unpleasant or painful stimulus.

aversion

(ă-vĕr′zhŏn, shŏn) [L. aversio, a turning away from]
A strong feeling of dislike or repugnance.
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So as I always advise the youth, "Surround yourselves with marrying types of friends, hahaha!" Exhibit B: "Sayang naman ang pinagsamahan" The other way loss aversion affects our love life is when we continue to cling on to an unhealthy relationship.
We formulate the optimal choice of the uncertain asset by adopting the smooth model of ambiguity aversion (Klibanoff, Marinacci, and Mukerji, 2005) and the [alpha]-maxmin model (Ghirardato, Maccheroni, and Marinacci, 2004), respectively.
This finding has been interpreted by behavioural economists as evidence for loss aversion: The loss of the mug was anticipated to be more painful than its gain was anticipated to be pleasurable.
The resulting pricing model accounts for a number of interesting properties, such as time-varying risk aversion, small relative risk aversion and an equity premium that is compatible to the actual equity premium, among others, while relying on an admissible range of local relative risk aversion.
Loss aversion implies that individuals dislike losses more than they like a similarly sized gain.
Subsequently, this paper analyses the application of an agent based model to analyse M&A pricing using prospect theory (specifically loss aversion) and cumulative prospect theory (analysing differential biases to low and high probability gains and losses).
Existing methods measure risk aversion very imprecisely.
People are simply loss averse and that loss aversion dates back to the time of the cavemen when every day was a matter of survival.
(1) However, in reviewing all the above specialized literature, it is still missing to assess the impact of the degree of relative risk aversion on economic welfare.
In prospect theory, outcomes are valued as gains or losses relative to a current reference point instead of final levels of wealth and suggest that the utility of an equivalent gain is less than the disutility of a loss, which is referred to as loss aversion. Also, they present the concept of certainty effect which contributes to risk aversion over gains and to risk seeking over losses.
Si el emprendimiento esta vinculado a rasgos y habilidades especificas, tales como una actitud activa, audaz y resolutiva, entonces se trataria mas bien de aspectos inmodificables, relacionados con los talentos intrinsecos y con el grado de la aversion personal al riesgo (quod natura non dat, salmantica non prwstat).
This process of conditioning as taste aversion can be a useful behavioral tool to train livestock to avoid some toxic plants (RALPHS & PROVENZA, 1999).