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There are no monotone homomorphisms out of the convolution semigroup

Fritz, Tobias and Tamuz, Omer (2019) There are no monotone homomorphisms out of the convolution semigroup. . (Unpublished)

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We prove that there is no nonzero way of assigning real numbers to probability measures on R in a way which is monotone under first-order stochastic dominance and additive under convolution.

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Tamuz, Omer0000-0002-0111-0418
Alternate Title:There is no good way to quantify fat tailed distributions
Additional Information:T. Fritz would like to thank Lu Chen for discussion. O. Tamuz was supported by the Simons Foundation (#419427) and by the BSF (#2018397).
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Simons Foundation419427
Binational Science Foundation (USA-Israel)2018397
Classification Code:2010 Mathematics Subject Classification. Primary: 60E15 (stochastic orderings); Secondary: 06F05 (ordered semigroups and monoids)
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