Eliciting Welfare Preferences from Behavioral Datasets
AbstractAn individual displays various preference orderings in different payoff-irrelevant circumstances. It is assumed that the variation in the observed preference orderings is the outcome of some cognitive process that distorts the underlying preferences of the individual. We introduce a framework for eliciting the individual's underlying preferences in such cases and then demonstrate it for two cognitive processes--satisficing and small assessment errors. Copyright 2012, Oxford University Press.
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- Ariel Rubinstein & Yuval Salant, 2012. "Eliciting Welfare Preferences from Behavioural Data Sets," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 79(1), pages 375-387.
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