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The sure thing principle and the value of information

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  • Edward SchleeE
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Theory and Decision.

    Volume (Year): 42 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 21-36

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:42:y:1997:i:1:p:21-36

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    Keywords: Sure thing principle; value of information; consequentialism; dynamic consistency;

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    1. Machina, Mark J, 1989. "Dynamic Consistency and Non-expected Utility Models of Choice under Uncertainty," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 27(4), pages 1622-68, December.
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    13. Schlee, Edward, 1990. " The Value of Information in Anticipated Utility Theory," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 3(1), pages 83-92, March.
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    1. Simon Grant & Atsushi Kajii & Ben Polak, 1999. "Decomposable Choice Under Uncertainty," Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers 1207, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University.
    2. Alfred Müller & Marco Scarsini, 2002. "Even Risk-Averters may Love Risk," Theory and Decision, Springer, vol. 52(1), pages 81-99, February.

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