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Preferences Representable by a Lower Expectation: Some Characterizations

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  • Andrea Capotorti

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  • Giulianella Coletti

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  • Barbara Vantaggi

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    Volume (Year): 64 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 (March)
    Pages: 119-146

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:64:y:2008:i:2:p:119-146

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    Keywords: lower expectation; preference representation; comparative lower probability; fair price; uncertainty aversion; local continuity;

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    1. Vantaggi, Barbara, 2010. "Incomplete preferences on conditional random quantities: Representability by conditional previsions," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 60(2), pages 104-112, September.

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