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A theory of robust experiments for choice under uncertainty

Grant, S.; Kline, J.; Meneghel, I.; Quiggin, J.; Tourky, R.

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Thought experiments are commonly used in the theory of behavior in the presence of risk and uncertainty to test the plausibility of proposed axiomatic postulates. The prototypical examples of the former are the Allais experiments and of the latter are the Ellsberg experiments. Although the lotteries from the former have objectively specified probabilities, the participants in both kinds of experiments may be susceptible to small deviations in their subjective beliefs. These may result from a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/109121
Source: Journal of Economic Theory
DOI: 10.1016/j.jet.2016.04.013

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