List-based decision problems
AbstractWhen encountering a set of alternatives displayed in the form of a list, the decision maker usually determines a particular alternative, after which she stops checking the remaining ones, and chooses an alternative from those observed so far. We present a framework in which both decision problems are explicitly modeled, and axiomati- cally characterize a stop-and-choose rule which unifies position-biased successive choice and satisficing choice.
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choice function; list; satisficing choice; stopping decision; successive choice;
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