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Measuring revisions to subjective expectations

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  • Adeline Delavande, 2008. "Measuring revisions to subjective expectations," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 36(1), pages 43-82, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jrisku:v:36:y:2008:i:1:p:43-82
    DOI: 10.1007/s11166-007-9030-9
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    Subjective expectations; Prior/posterior distribution; Updating; D84; C42; J13;
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