Discriminating between Preference Functionals: A Preliminary Monte Carlo Study
This article is connected with recent attempts to estimate EU and Generalised EU preference functionals using (complete ranking) experimental data and maximum likelihood estimation techniques. In particular, we explore, using Monte Carlo techniques, the power of such procedures in correctly determining the true preference functional. We conclude that several of the more popular generalisations to EU are very difficult to disentangle, and that the techniques are rather poor at correctly identifying EU when it is the correct functional. Copyright 1994 by Kluwer Academic Publishers
To our knowledge, this item is not available for
download. To find whether it is available, there are three
1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.
Volume (Year): 8 (1994)
Issue (Month): 3 (May)
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://www.springer.com|
|Order Information:||Web: http://www.springer.com/economics/economic+theory/journal/11166/PS2|
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:kap:jrisku:v:8:y:1994:i:3:p:223-42. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Sonal Shukla)or (Rebekah McClure)
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.