PROBLEM, Microeconomics

Sita expects her future earnings to be worth Rs. 100. If she falls ill, her expected future earning
will be Rs. 25. There is a belief that she may fall ill with probability of , - while the probability of
remaining in good health is . - . Let her utility function be given as U(y) = / 0 +. suppose that an
insurance company offers to fully insure Sita against loss of earnings caused by illness against an
actuarially fair premium.
(a) Will Sita accept the insurance? Explain.
(b) What is the maximum amount that Sita would pay for the insurance?
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