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Optimal learning of a set: Or how to edit a journal if you must

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  • Cripps, Martin W.

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There are N projects of unknown quality. We solve the problem of choosing the best n

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  • Cripps, Martin W., 2013. "Optimal learning of a set: Or how to edit a journal if you must," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 120(3), pages 384-388.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:120:y:2013:i:3:p:384-388 DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2013.05.012
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    Keywords

    Experimentation; Bayesian learning; Poisson process;

    JEL classification:

    • C73 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Stochastic and Dynamic Games; Evolutionary Games
    • D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
    • O32 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Management of Technological Innovation and R&D

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