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    What types of utility curves (increasing, decreasing, or constant marginal utility of wealth) are generally associated with each of the following attitudes toward risk:

    (a) risk-averse,
    (b) risk-neutral, and
    (c) risk-seeking?

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    a) risk averse = decreasing
    b) risk neutral = constant
    c) risk loving = increasing


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    The types of utility Curves associated with risk in marginal utility of wealth are examined.