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Correcting expected utility for comparisons between alternative outcomes: A unified parameterization of regret and disappointment

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  • Carlos Laciana
  • Elke Weber

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Risk and Uncertainty.

    Volume (Year): 36 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 1-17

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jrisku:v:36:y:2008:i:1:p:1-17

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    Keywords: Regret; Disappointment; Alternative outcomes; D8; D81;

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    2. Lindsey, Robin, 2011. "State-dependent congestion pricing with reference-dependent preferences," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Elsevier, vol. 45(10), pages 1501-1526.
    3. Jih-Jeng Huang, 2012. "Further explanations for context effects: a perspective of ideal and reference points," Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, Springer, vol. 46(1), pages 281-290, January.
    4. Hirigoyen, GĂ©rard & Labaki, Rania, 2012. "The role of regret in the owner-manager decision-making in the family business: A conceptual approach," Journal of Family Business Strategy, Elsevier, vol. 3(2), pages 118-126.

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