A person hoping to gain high expected returns on investments in return for taking on higher amounts of risk. Opposite of Risk averse.
Franšais: Preneur de risque
Espa˝ol: Agente econˇmico dispuesto a aceptar riesgos ...
Tax relief for risk takers
Bigger tax bills for contracted out workers ...
The word "underwriter" is said to have came from the practice of having each risk taker write his name under the total amount of risk that he was willing to accept at a specified premium.
Is the skill of combining the other factors of production. Entrepreneurs are the risk takers that set up and run business enterprises. Entrepreneurs receive profit.
Common sense categorisation ...
And individualists think that risk takers do a lot of good for society and that if deviants don't bother them, they won't bother deviants; but they fear war greatly because it stops trade and leads to conscription.
Where home health's cost based reimbursement appealed to the cautious, HME 's prospective payment system drew risk takers. Where home health and hospice perceived marketing as a distraction, HME embraced it as a means to drive revenues.
/ Entrepreneur (Economics) - The factor of production involving human resources that perform the functions of raising capital, organizing, managing, assembling other factors of production, and making basic business policy decisions. The risk taker.
The factor of production involving human resources that performs the functions of raising capital, organizing, managing, assembling other factors of production, and making strategic business policy decisions. The entrepreneur is a risk taker.
They can be bold decision makers and risk takers who can move society ahead by years instead of minutes. On the negative side, Prime Ministers may be unmerciful, impatient, arrogant, impetuous and impulsive.
only if, on AVERAGE, they can expect to earn higher returns than if they had less exposure to risk. How much higher these EXPECTED RETURNS need to be depends partly on the PROBABILITY of an undesirable outcome and partly on whether the risk taker is ...
See also: Sector, Banks, Entrepreneur, Population, Transaction