Probabilistic sophistication and variational preferences
AbstractThis paper shows that in the class of variational preferences the notion of probabilistic sophistication is equivalent to expected utility as long as there exists at least one event such that the independence axiom holds for bets on that event. This extends the result of Marinacci (2002)  and provides a novel interpretation of his result.
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Ambiguity aversion Probabilistic sophistication Expected utility Variational preferences;
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- Tomasz Strzalecki, . "Probabilistic Sophistication and Variational Preferences," Working Paper 8337, Harvard University OpenScholar.
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