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Generalized Expected Utility, Heteroscedastic Error, and Path Dependence in Risky Choice

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  • David Buschena
  • David Zilberman
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Risk and Uncertainty.

    Volume (Year): 20 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 67-88

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jrisku:v:20:y:2000:i:1:p:67-88

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    Keywords: generalized-expected utility; heteroscedastic error; path-dependence;

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    1. Just, Richard E., 2000. "Some Guiding Principles For Empirical Production Research In Agriculture," Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association, vol. 29(2), October.
    2. Pavlo Blavatskyy, 2014. "Stronger utility," Theory and Decision, Springer, vol. 76(2), pages 265-286, February.
    3. Buschena, David E. & Atwood, Joseph A., 2011. "Evaluation of similarity models for expected utility violations," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 162(1), pages 105-113, May.
    4. Wilcox, Nathaniel, 2007. "Stochastically more risk averse: A contextual theory of stochastic discrete choice under risk," MPRA Paper 11851, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Graham Loomes & José Luis Pinto-Prades & Jose Maria Abellan-Perpinan & Eva Rodriguez-Miguez, 2010. "Modelling Noise and Imprecision in Individual Decisions," Working Papers 10.03, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Department of Economics.
    6. Blavatskyy, Pavlo, 2013. "Which decision theory?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 120(1), pages 40-44.
    7. Blavatskyy, Pavlo R., 2008. "Stochastic utility theorem," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 44(11), pages 1049-1056, December.
    8. Anna Conte & John D Hey & Peter G Moffatt, 2007. "Mixture Models of Choice Under Risk," Discussion Papers 07/06, Department of Economics, University of York.
    9. Pavlo Blavatskyy, 2012. "Probabilistic choice and stochastic dominance," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 50(1), pages 59-83, May.

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