When Allais meets Ulysses: Dynamic Consistency and the Certainty Effect
AbstractWe report experimental findings about subjects’ behavior in dynamic decision problems involving multistage lotteries with different timings of resolution of uncertainty. Our within subject design allows us to study violations of the independence axiom in the light of the dynamic axioms' ones : dynamic consistency, consequentialism and reduction of compound lotteries.
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- NEP-ALL-2010-01-16 (All new papers)
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- NEP-EXP-2010-01-16 (Experimental Economics)
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