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Savage games

Grant, Simon; Meneghel, Idione; Tourky, Rabee


We define and discuss Savage games, which are ordinal games of incomplete information set in L. J. Savage's framework of purely subjective uncertainty. Every Bayesian game is ordinally equivalent to a Savage game. However, Savage games are free of priors, probabilities, and payoffs. Players' information and subjective attitudes toward uncertainty are encoded in the state-dependent preferences over state contingent action profiles. In the class of games we consider, player preferences satisfy...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Theoretical Economics
DOI: 10.3982/TE2068
Access Rights: Open Access


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