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St. Petersburg Paradoxes: Defanged, Dissected, and Historically Described

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  • Samuelson, Paul A, 1977. "St. Petersburg Paradoxes: Defanged, Dissected, and Historically Described," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 15(1), pages 24-55, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:jeclit:v:15:y:1977:i:1:p:24-55
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    1. Da Silva, Sergio & Matsushita, Raul, 2016. "The St. Petersburg paradox: An experimental solution," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 445(C), pages 66-74.
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    3. Steven W. Millsaps & Mack Ott, 1985. "Risk aversion, risk sharing, and joint bidding: a study of outer continental shelf petroleum auctions," Working Papers 1985-014, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
    4. Eike B. Kroll & Bodo Vogt, 2009. "The St. Petersburg Paradox despite risk-seeking preferences: An experimental study," FEMM Working Papers 09004, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Faculty of Economics and Management.
    5. Pavlo R. Blavatskyy, 2005. "Back to the St. Petersburg Paradox?," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 51(4), pages 677-678, April.
    6. Ali al-Nowaihi & Sanjit Dhami & Jia Zhu, 2015. "Rank dependent expected utility theory explains the St. Petersburg paradox," Discussion Papers in Economics 15/22, Department of Economics, University of Leicester.
    7. Cocioc, Paul, 2017. "On the attitude to risk and the decision-making behavior," MPRA Paper 83609, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2017.
    8. Christian Seidl, 2013. "The St. Petersburg Paradox at 300," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 46(3), pages 247-264, June.
    9. Pavlo Blavatskyy, 2004. "Back to the St. Petersburg Paradox?," CERGE-EI Working Papers wp227, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague.
    10. Stigler, Stephen M., 1996. "The Bernoullis of Basel," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 75(1), pages 7-13, November.
    11. Aloysius, John A., 2003. "Rational escalation of costs by playing a sequence of unfavorable gambles: the martingale," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 51(1), pages 111-129, May.
    12. Merton, Robert C., 1993. "On the microeconomic theory of investment under uncertainty," Handbook of Mathematical Economics,in: K. J. Arrow & M.D. Intriligator (ed.), Handbook of Mathematical Economics, edition 4, volume 2, chapter 13, pages 601-669 Elsevier.
    13. Bar-Shira, Ziv, 1990. "A Non Parametric Test of the Expected Utility Hypothesis," Working Papers 232671, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Center for Agricultural Economic Research.
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    15. Ruggero Paladini, 2017. "Il paradosso di S. Pietroburgo, una rassegna," Public Finance Research Papers 29, Istituto di Economia e Finanza, DIGEF, Sapienza University of Rome.
    16. Merton, Robert, 1990. "Capital market theory and the pricing of financial securities," Handbook of Monetary Economics,in: B. M. Friedman & F. H. Hahn (ed.), Handbook of Monetary Economics, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 11, pages 497-581 Elsevier.
    17. Floris Heukelom, 2007. "Kahneman and Tversky and the Origin of Behavioral Economics," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 07-003/1, Tinbergen Institute.
    18. 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.

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