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Temporal Resolution of Uncertainty and Recursive Non-Expected Utility Models

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  • Grant, S
  • Kajii, A
  • Polak, B

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If an agent (wealkly) prefers early resolution of uncertainty then the recursive forms of both the most commonly used non-expected utility models, betweenness and rank dependence, almost reduce to Kreps & Porteus's (1978) recurvise expected utility.

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  • Grant, S & Kajii, A & Polak, B, 1997. "Temporal Resolution of Uncertainty and Recursive Non-Expected Utility Models," Papers 324, Australian National University - Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:aunaec:324
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    Keywords

    INFORMATION ; UNCERTAINTY;

    JEL classification:

    • D8 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty

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