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Beyond Earthquakes: The New Directions of Expected Utility Theory

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  • Felipe Zurita

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    (Instituto de Economía)

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Over the past two decades, an enormous amount of work has been done to improve the Expected Utility model. Two areas have attracted major attention: the possibility of describing unforeseen contingencies and the need to accomodate the kind of behavior ref

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Article provided by Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. in its journal Cuadernos de Economía-Latin American Journal of Economics.

Volume (Year): 42 (2005)
Issue (Month): 126 ()
Pages: 209-255

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Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:42:y:2005:i:126:p:209-255

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Keywords: Ambiguity; unawareness; unforeseen contingencies; expected utility;

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