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The price for information about probabilities and its relation with risk and ambiguity

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  • Aldo Montesano

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  • Giuseppe Attanasi & Aldo Montesano, 2012. "The price for information about probabilities and its relation with risk and ambiguity," Theory and Decision, Springer, vol. 73(1), pages 125-160, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:73:y:2012:i:1:p:125-160
    DOI: 10.1007/s11238-011-9271-6
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    Keywords

    Ambiguity aversion; Choquet expected utility; Information about probabilities; Reservation price for ambiguity resolution; Option value; D81; D83; C91;
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    JEL classification:

    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
    • D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
    • C91 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Individual Behavior

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