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The Identification of Preferences from Equilibrium Prices under Uncertainty

  • Kubler, F.
  • Chiappori, P. -A.
  • Ekeland, I.
  • Polemarchakis, H. M.

The competitive equilibrium correspondence, which associates equilibrium prices of commodities and assets with allocations of endowments, identifies the preferences and beliefs of individuals under uncertainty; this is the case even if the asset market is incomplete.

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Volume (Year): 102 (2002)
Issue (Month): 2 (February)
Pages: 403-420

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