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Characterizing cautious choice


  • Mosquera, M.A.
  • Borm, P.
  • Fiestras-Janeiro, M.G.
  • García-Jurado, I.
  • Voorneveld, M.


The set of maximin actions in general decision problems is characterized.

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  • Mosquera, M.A. & Borm, P. & Fiestras-Janeiro, M.G. & García-Jurado, I. & Voorneveld, M., 2008. "Characterizing cautious choice," Mathematical Social Sciences, Elsevier, vol. 55(2), pages 143-155, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:matsoc:v:55:y:2008:i:2:p:143-155

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    • C70 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - General
    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty


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