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Robert William Vivian


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Personal Details

First Name: Robert
Middle Name: William
Last Name: Vivian

RePEc Short-ID: pvi126

Postal Address:
Phone: +27117178088


School of Economic and Business Sciences
Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management
University of the Witwatersrand
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Phone: +27 11 716 5309
Fax: +27 11 716 5202
Postal: Private Bag 3, Wits 2050, Johannesburg
Handle: RePEc:edi:dewitza (more details at EDIRC)


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Working papers

  1. Robert William, Vivian, 2013. "Ending the myth of the St Petersburg paradox," MPRA Paper 50515, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Vivian, Robert William, 2008. "Considering the Harmonic Sequence "Paradox"," MPRA Paper 21216, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Vivian, Robert William, 2006. "Considering the Pasadena "Paradox"," MPRA Paper 5232, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Jun 2006.
  4. Vivian, Robert William, 2003. "Solving Daniel Bernoulli's St Petersburg Paradox: The Paradox which is not and never was," MPRA Paper 5233, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2003.


  1. Robert william Vivian, 2006. "Equality And Personal Income Tax - The Classical Economists And The Katz Commission," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 74(1), pages 79-109, 03.
  2. Robert W Vivian, 2003. "Considering Samuelson's 'fallacy of the Law of Large Numbers', Without Utility," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 71(2), pages 191-197, 06.
  3. J.U. Villiers & R.W. Vivian, 1991. "Insurance by Large Corporations: The Melamet Commission," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 59(4), pages 241-249, December.

NEP Fields

1 paper by this author was announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2013-10-18. Author is listed
  2. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2013-10-18. Author is listed
  3. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2013-10-18. Author is listed


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