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72, so that the individual would be prepared to pay a premium of 208. 2 Quadratic A utility function of the form u(x) = x − βx 2 , for x < 1/(2β) and β > 0, is called a quadratic utility function. The use of this type of utility function is restricted by the constraint x < 1/(2β), which is required to ensure that u (x) > 0. Thus, we cannot apply the function to problems under which random outcomes are distributed on (−∞, ∞). As indicated in the previous section, decisions made using a quadratic utility function depend only on the first two moments of the random outcomes, as illustrated in the following examples.

However, in this chapter we consider utility theory from an insurance perspective only. We start with a general discussion of utility, then introduce decision making, which is the key application of utility theory. We also describe some mathematical functions that might be applied as utility functions, and discuss their uses and limitations. The intention in this chapter is to provide a brief overview of key results in utility theory. Further applications of utility theory are discussed in Chapters 3 and 9.

Then the risk adjusted premium principle sets X ∞ = ∞ [Pr(X > x)]1/ρ d x = 0 [1 − F(x)]1/ρ d x, 0 where ρ ≥ 1 is known as the risk index. The essence of this principle is similar to that of the Esscher principle. The Esscher transform weights the distribution of X , giving increasing weight to (right) tail probabilities. The risk adjusted premium is also based on a transform, as follows. Define the distribution function H of a non-negative random variable X ∗ by 1 − H (x) = [1 − F(x)]1/ρ . Since ∞ E[X ∗ ] = [1 − H (x)] d x 0 it follows that X = E[X ∗ ].

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