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(P8-43) Jason Scott (see Problem 8-42) has decided to incorporate utility theory into his decision with his mortgage application.

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(P8-43) Jason Scott (see Problem 8-42) has decided to incorporate utility theory into his decision with his mortgage application. The following table describes Jason’s utility function: Monetary Value Utility -$4800 0.00 -$2900 0.10 -$2400 0.12 -$1000 0.15 -$500 0.19 $0 0.21 $1900 0.26 $2400 0.30 $4800 1.00 (a) How can you best describe Jason’s attitude toward risk? Justify your answer. (b) Will the use of utilities affect Jason’s original decision in Problem 8-42?

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(P8-43) Jason Scott (see Problem 8-42) has decided to incorporate utility theory into his decision with his mortgage application. The following table describes Jason’s utility function: Monetary Value Utility -$4800 0.00 -$2900 0.10 -$2400 0.12 -$1000 0.15 -$500 0.19 $0 0.21 $1900 0.26 $2400 0.30 $4800 1.00 (a) How can you best describe Jason’s attitude toward risk? Justify your answer. (b) Will the use of utilities affect Jason’s original decision in Problem 8-42?

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