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Journal of Risk and Uncertainty

Journal of Risk and Uncertainty

Editor-in-Chief: W. K. Viscusi

ISSN: 0895-5646 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-0476 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11166

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This journal is the natural outlet for the best research in decision analysis, economics and psychology dealing with choice under uncertainty.
  • Publishes both theoretical and empirical papers that analyze risk-bearing behavior and decision-making under uncertainty
  • Serves as an outlet for the best research in decision analysis, economics, and psychology dealing with choice under uncertainty
  • Addresses decision theory and the economics of uncertainty, psychological models of choice under uncertainty, risk and public policy, etc.

The Journal of Risk and Uncertainty features both theoretical and empirical papers that analyze risk-bearing behavior and decision-making under uncertainty. The journal serves as an outlet for important, relevant research in decision analysis, economics, and psychology.

Among the topics covered in the journal are decision theory and the economics of uncertainty, psychological models of choice under uncertainty, risk and public policy, experimental investigations of behavior under uncertainty, and empirical studies of real-world, risk-taking behavior. Articles begin with an introductory discussion explaining the nature of the research and the interpretation and implications of the findings at a level that is accessible to researchers in other disciplines.

Officially cited as: J Risk Uncertain

Related subjects » Economic Theory - Environmental / Development / Agricultural Economics - Microeconomics / Industrial Organization - Operations Research & Decision Theory

Impact Factor: 1.396 (2013) * 

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    The Journal of Risk and Uncertainty welcomes original manuscripts, both theoretical and empirical, dealing with the analysis of risk-bearing behavior and decision making under uncertainty. The topics covered in the journal include, but are not limited to, decision theory and the economics of uncertainty, psychological models of choice under uncertainty, risk and public policy, experimental investigations of behavior under uncertainty, and empirical studies of real world risk-taking behavior. Manuscripts generally not considered for publication in the JRU include note-length submissions, papers dealing explicitly with finance, and papers in which risk and uncertainty are secondary concerns in the paper.

    An important aim of the JRU is to encourage interdisciplinary communication and interaction between researchers in the area of risk and uncertainty. Authors are expected to provide introductory discussions which set forth the nature of their research and the interpretation and implications of their findings in a manner accessible to knowledgeable researchers in other disciplines.

    Officially cited as: J Risk Uncertain
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