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A difficulty in the testing of strategic experts

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  • Al-Najjar, Nabil
  • Sandroni, Alvaro
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    We consider a contracting problem between a principal who wants to be informed about relevant stochastic processes and an expert who claims to know which process will generate the data. The data generating process is known to belong to a given class.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Mathematical Social Sciences.

    Volume (Year): 65 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 5-9

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:matsoc:v:65:y:2013:i:1:p:5-9

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    1. Thibault Gajdos & Takashi Hayashi & Jean-Marc Tallon & Jean-Christophe Vergnaud, 2006. "Attitude toward imprecise information," Cahiers de la Maison des Sciences Economiques v06081, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1).
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    9. Sandroni, Alvaro & Olszewski, Wojciech, 2007. "Contracts and uncertainty," Theoretical Economics, Econometric Society, vol. 2(1), pages 1-13, March.
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