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De Finetti meets Ellsberg

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  • Epstein, Larry G.
  • Seo, Kyoungwon

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The paper outlines an exchangeable non-Bayesian model of preference generalizing the Savage/de Finetti classic model of subjective expected utility preference with an exchangeable prior. The treatment is informal, and the emphasis is on motivation and potential applications rather than on axiomatic foundations and technical details. The objective is to provide a widely accessible introduction to research that is reported in detail elsewhere.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Research in Economics.

Volume (Year): 68 (2014)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 11-26

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Handle: RePEc:eee:reecon:v:68:y:2014:i:1:p:11-26

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Keywords: Exchangeability; Partial identification; Ambiguity; Multiple equilibria; Incomplete models; Multiple likelihoods;

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