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Testing transitivity in choice under risk

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  • Michael Birnbaum
  • Ulrich Schmidt

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Theory and Decision.

Volume (Year): 69 (2010)
Issue (Month): 4 (October)
Pages: 599-614

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Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:69:y:2010:i:4:p:599-614

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Keywords: Transitivity; Errors; Gambling effect; Reference points;

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Cited by:
  1. Aurélien Baillon & Han Bleichrodt & Alessandra Cillo, 2013. "A Tailor-Made Test of Intransitive Choice," Working Papers 496, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University.
  2. Amélie Vrijdags, 2013. "Min- and Max-induced rankings: an experimental study," Theory and Decision, Springer, vol. 75(2), pages 233-266, August.
  3. Michael H. Birnbaun & Ulrich Schmidt, 2008. "An Experimental Investigation of Violations of Transitivity in Choice under Uncertainty," Kiel Working Papers 1396, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
  4. Amélie Vrijdags, 2010. "An experimental investigation of transitivity in set ranking," Theory and Decision, Springer, vol. 68(1), pages 213-232, February.
  5. John D. Hey & Andrea Morone & Ulrich Schmidt, 2007. "Noise and Bias in Eliciting Preferences," Kiel Working Papers 1386, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

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