Pavlo R. Blavatskyy

Montpellier Business School

2300 Avenue des Moulins

Montpellier, 34080

France

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Scholarly Papers (52)

1.

Geometric Utility Theory

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Aug 2013
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Decision under Risk/Uncertainty, Expected Utility, the Independence Axiom, Cobb-Douglas utility, the St. Petersburg paradox, (Comparative) Risk Aversion, Luce’s Choice Model

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A Probability Weighting Function for Cumulative Prospect Theory and Mean-Gini Approach to Optimal Portfolio Investment

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2014
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
Downloads 315 (99,612)
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Decision under Risk, Probability Weighting Function, Cumulative Prospect Theory, Rank-Dependent Utility, Mean-Gini Approach, Theory of L-moments

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Loss Aversion? Not With Half-a-Million on the Table!

University of Zurich Working Paper No. 274
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy and Ganna Pogrebna
Montpellier Business School and Columbia University
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loss aversion, expected utility theory, prospect theory, natural experiment

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Myopic Loss Aversion Revisited: the Effect of Probability Distortions in Choice Under Risk

IEW Working Paper No. 249
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Feb 2007
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy and Ganna Pogrebna
Montpellier Business School and Columbia University
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Myopic loss aversion, experiment, probability weight, prospect theory

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Betting on Own Knowledge: Experimental Test of Overconfidence

University of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 358
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Feb 2008
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Overconfidence, underconfidence, lottery, experiment, risk aversion

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Decision Theory, Risk, Expected Utility Theory, Allais paradox, Disappointment, Equity Premium Puzzle, Insurance, fourfold pattern of risk attitudes, common ratio effect, preference reversals

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A Stochastic Expected Utility Theory

IEW Working Paper No. 231
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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decision theory, stochastic utility, expected utility theory, cumulative prospect theory

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Why the Olympics Have Three Prizes and Not Just One

IEW Working Paper No. 200
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Aug 2004
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Symmetric contest, imperfectly discriminating contest, logit, asymmetric equilibria, prize structure, sport

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Behavior in the Centipede Game: A Decision-Theoretical Perspective

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Sep 2014
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Game of perfect information, Subgame perfect Nash equilibrium, Centipede game, Probabilistic choice, Rank-dependent utility

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Models of Stochastic Choice and Decision Theories: Why Both are Important for Analyzing Decisions

Journal of Applied Econometrics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2009
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy and Ganna Pogrebna
Montpellier Business School and Columbia University
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Fechner model, random utility, tremble, expected utility theory, risk

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Risk Aversion

IEW Working Paper No. 370
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 May 2008
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Risk aversion, more risk averse than, riskiness, probabilistic choice, expected utility theory, Fechner model, Luce choice model

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Testing the Predictions of Decision Theories in a Natural Experiment when Half a Million is at Stake

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 291
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Sep 2006
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy and Ganna Pogrebna
Montpellier Business School and Columbia University
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decision theory, natural experiment, television show, expected utility, non-expected utility

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Efficient Elicitation of Utility and Probability Weighting Functions

IEW Working Paper No. 211
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Dec 2004
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Decision theory, rank-dependent expected utility, cumulative prospect theory, von Neumann-Morgenstern utility, probability weighting, elicitation

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Why Young Women Marry Old Men?

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2015
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Household models; OLG models; marriage market; gender wage gap; age gap at marriage

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Risk Aversion When Gains are Likely and Unlikely: Evidence from a Natural Experiment With Large Stakes

Theory and Decision, Vol. 64, No. 2-3, pp. 395-420, March 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2009
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy and Ganna Pogrebna
Montpellier Business School and Columbia University
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risk attitude, risk aversion, risk seeking, natural experiment

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Range Effects and Lottery Pricing

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 May 2007 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2008
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy and Wolfgang R. Koehler
Montpellier Business School and University of Zurich
Downloads 108 (261,191)
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certainty equivalent, experiment, stochastic, Becker-DeGroot-Marschak (BDM) method, elicitation procedure, range effects

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A Model of Intertemporal Choice with Rank-Dependent Discounted Utility

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 May 2014 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Intertemporal Choice, Discounted Utility, Time Preference, Dynamic Inconsistency, Expected Utility Theory, Rank-Dependent Utility, Choice under Risk/Uncertainty

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Stochastic Choice Under Risk

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 272
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Feb 2006
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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expected utility theory, stochastic utility, Fechner model, random error, risk

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Now You See It, Now You Don’t: How to Make the Allais Paradox Appear, Disappear, or Reverse

UNSW Business School Research Paper No. 2015-14
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Jul 2015
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy, Andreas Ortmann and Valentyn Panchenko
Montpellier Business School, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and UNSW Business School, Economics, University of New South Wales
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Decision under risk, the Allais Paradox, Common Consequence Effect, Expected Utility, Fanning‐out, Experimental Practices

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Stochastic Utility Theorem

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 27 Jan 2007
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Expected utility theory, stochastic utility, Fechner model, Luce choice model, tremble

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Loss Aversion

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Jun 2008
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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loss aversion, more loss averse than, nonmonetary outcomes, probabilistic choice, rank-dependent utility theory

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Why Qualifications at the Olympics?

IEW Working Paper no. 204
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Oct 2004
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Symmetric contest, imperfectly discriminating contest, logit, asymmetric equilibria, contest architecture, sport

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Econometric Model of Discrete Intertemporal Choice for Eliciting Time Preferences

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Nov 2015
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Intertemporal Choice, Time Preference, Discounted Utility, Dynamic Inconsistency, Hyperbolic Discounting, Probabilistic Choice

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Estimating Representations of Time Preferences and Models of Probabilistic Intertemporal Choice on Experimental Data

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 03 May 2017
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy and Hela Maafi
Montpellier Business School and University Paris 8
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Intertemporal choice, Time preference, Discounted utility, Quasi-hyperbolic discounting, Rank-dependent discounted utility

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Probabilistic Choice and Stochastic Dominance

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Apr 2008
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Probabilistic choice, first-order stochastic dominance, expected utility theory, random utility model, risk

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Predictably Intransitive Preferences

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 21 May 2016
David Butler, Ganna Pogrebna and Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Murdoch University, Columbia University and Montpellier Business School
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Oligopolistic Price Competition with a Continuous Demand

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 May 2015
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Oligopoly, Price competition, Bertrand model, Homogeneous products, Continuous demand

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Contest Success Function with the Possibility of a Draw: Axiomation

IEW Working Paper No. 208
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Nov 2004
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Contest success function, draw, logit, irrelevant alternatives, imperfectly discriminating

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Reverse Common Ratio Effect

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Zurich, Working Paper No. 478
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Feb 2010
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Expected utility theory, common ratio effect, Allais paradox, risk, experiment

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Behavioral Characterization of Weighted (Separable) Utility

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Jul 2013
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Weighted (Separable) Utility, Expected Utility, Discounted Utility, Utilitarian Social Welfare Function, Thomsen Condition

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Preference Reversals and Probabilistic Choice

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Aug 2008
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Preference reversal, probabilistic choice, certainty equivalent, probability equivalent, valuation

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Axiomatization of a Preference for Most Probable Winner

IEW Working Paper No. 230
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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expected utility theory, axiomatization, betweenness, fanning-in, skew-symmetric bilinear utility, regret theory

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Intertemporal Choice with Different Short-Term and Long-Term Discount Factors

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2013
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Discounted Utility, Time Preference, Dynamic Consistency, Stationarity, Discount Factor, Intertemporal Consumption

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A New Test of Convexity-Concavity of Discount Function

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2019
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy and Hela Maafi
Montpellier Business School and University Paris 8
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Intertemporal Choice, Time Preference, Discounted Utility, Quasi-hyperbolic Discounting, Discount Function

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Risk Preferences of Australian Academia: Where Retirement Funds are Invested Tells the Story

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Risk preference, Expected utility theory, Loss aversion, Rank-dependent utility, Optimal portfolio investment, Superannuation

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Temporal Dominance and Relative Patience in Intertemporal Choice with Monetary Outcomes

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Apr 2016
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Intertemporal Choice, Time Preference, Discounted Utility, Temporal Dominance, Relative Patience, Dynamic Inconsistency, Hyperbolic Discounting

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Income Inequality and Longevity

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2017
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Income Inequality, Longevity, Mortality, Egalitarianism, Longer Lifespan

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Relative Patience in Intertemporal Choice

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Jan 2016
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Intertemporal Choice, Time Preference, Relative Patience, Relative impatience, Rank-Dependent Discounted Utility

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Discounted Incremental Utility Model of Intertemporal Choice

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Intertemporal Choice, Discounted Utility, Time Preference, Dynamic Inconsistency

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A Refinement of Logit Quantal Response Equillibrium

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Equilibrium Solution Concept, Nash Equilibrium, Quantal Response Equilibrium, Simultaneous-Move Noncooperative Game, Normal Form

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Intertemporal Choice with Subjective Timing

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2017
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Intertemporal Choice; Time Preference; Discounted Utility; Subjective Timing; Timing Risk

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A Measure of Ambiguity (Knightian Uncertainty)

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2019
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Knightian Uncertainty; Ambiguity; Left-Tail Ambiguity; Decomposability; Elementary Increase in Uncertainty

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Lottery Pricing under Time Pressure

Univ. of Zurich Working Paper No. 422
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Jul 2009
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy and Wolfgang R. Koehler
Montpellier Business School and University of Zurich
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Time pressure, certainty equivalent, experiment, stochastic, Becker-DeGroot-Marschak (BDM) method

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Coordination, Focal Points and Voting in Strategic Situations: A Natural Experiment

Public Choice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2009
Ganna Pogrebna and Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Columbia University and Montpellier Business School
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Coordination, focal point, voting in strategic situations

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The Likelihood of the Referendum Paradox for a Given Referendum Result

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Sep 2019
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Social Choice, Voting, Referendum Paradox, Compound Majority Paradox, Impartial Anonymous Culture

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Probabilistic Choice, Equilibrium Solution Concept, Nash Equilibrium, Quantal Response Equilibrium, Simultaneous-Move Noncooperative GameProbabilistic Choice, Equilibrium Solution Concept, Nash Equilibrium, Quantal Response Equilibrium, Simultaneous-Move Noncooperative Game

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How to Extend a Model of Probabilistic Choice from Binary Choices to Choices Among More than Two Alternatives

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics University of Zurich Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Sep 2009
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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probabilistic choice, binary choice, multiple alternatives

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Comparative and Absolute Ambiguity Aversion

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Aug 2019
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Uncertainty; Ambiguity; Ambiguity Aversion; Probability Equivalent; Subjective Expected Utility

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Expected Discounted Utility

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School
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Choice under risk; Lottery; Expected utility theory; Intertemporal choice; Discounted utility

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Back to the St. Petersburg Paradox?

CERGE-EI Working Paper No. 227
Posted: 29 Apr 2005
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School

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EUT, cumulative prospect theory, St. Petersburg paradox, power utility, probability weighting

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Note on Small Feedback-Based Decisions and Their Limited Correspondence to Description-Based Decisions

CERGE-EI Working Paper No. 218
Posted: 24 Apr 2005
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School

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Heuristic of relative probability comparisons, feedback-based decisions

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Axiomatization of a Preference for Most Probably Winner

CERGE-EI Working Paper No. 226
Posted: 07 Apr 2005
Pavlo R. Blavatskyy
Montpellier Business School

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EUT, axiomatization, stochastic dominance, betweenness, weak