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The identification of preferences from equilibrium prices under uncertainty

  • CHIAPPORI, Pierre-André
  • EKELAND, Ivar
  • KUBLER, Félix

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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Paper provided by Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) in its series CORE Discussion Papers with number 2000025.

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Date of creation: 00 Mar 2000
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