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Risk, uncertainty and profit

Frank H. Knight

Risk, uncertainty and profit

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Published by London School of Economics in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint of: Boston:houghton Mifflin, 1921.

Statementby Frank H.Knight.
SeriesSeries of reprints of scarce tracts in economic and political science -- no.16
ContributionsLondon School of economics and Political Science.
The Physical Object
Paginationlxvi, 381p.
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13947354M

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We live in a world full of contradiction and paradox, a fact of which perhaps the most fundamental illustration is this: that the existence of a problem of knowledge depends on the future being different than the past, while the possibility of the solution of the problem depends on the future being like the past.

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Situations with risk were those where the outcomes were unknown but governed by probability distributions known at the outset Alma mater: Milligan College, University of. Note that in many cases, “risk” is used as shorthand for both risk and uncertainty, although the distinction between them as discussed in this chapter is quite important.

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Knight’s Theory of Profit Definition: The Knight’s Theory of Profit was proposed by Frank. Knight, who believed profit as a reward for uncertainty-bearing, not to risk bearing.

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We begin with an analysis of the functions of profit, risk and uncertainty in the economy. Sociologist Edward Shils declared "Risk, Uncertainty and Profit" "a brilliant book," noting its interest not only to economists but also to social philosophers, sociologists, game theorists, and.

Risk, Uncertainty, and Profit is a groundbreaking work of economic theory, distinguishing between risk, which is by nature measurable and quantifiable, and uncertainty, which can be neither be measured nor quantified.

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