Alexander Zimper

University of Pretoria

South Africa

Kiel Institute for the World Economy

P.O. Box 4309

Kiel, Schleswig-Hosltein D-24100

Germany

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A Life-Cycle Model with Ambiguous Survival Beliefs

SAFE Working Paper No. 73
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2015
Max Groneck, Alexander Ludwig and Alexander Zimper
Stockholm School of Economics, Department of Economics, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and University of Pretoria
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Bayesian learning, likelihood insensitivity, ambiguity, Choquet expected utility, dynamic inconsistency, life-cycle hypothesis, saving puzzles

A Life-Cycle Model with Ambiguous Survival Beliefs

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 03/2011-044
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2013
Max Groneck, Alexander Ludwig and Alexander Zimper
Stockholm School of Economics, Department of Economics, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and University of Pretoria
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Ambiguity, dynamic inconsistency, life-cycle hypothesis, subjective survival rates

Who Saves More, the Naive or the Sophisticated Agent?

SAFE Working Paper No. 169
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2019
Max Groneck, Alexander Ludwig and Alexander Zimper
Stockholm School of Economics, Department of Economics, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and University of Pretoria
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Survival beliefs; Ambiguity; Choquet expected utility; Dynamic inconsistency

Who Saves More, the Naive or the Sophisticated Agent?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16412
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Max Groneck, Alexander Ludwig and Alexander Zimper
Stockholm School of Economics, Department of Economics, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and University of Pretoria
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Cognition, Optimism and the Formation of Age-Dependent Survival Beliefs

SAFE Working Paper No. 200
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2020
Goethe University Frankfurt - Research Center SAFE, Stockholm School of Economics, Department of Economics, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and University of Pretoria
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Subjective Survival Beliefs, Probability Weighting Function, Con

Cognition, Optimism and the Formation of Age-Dependent Survival Beliefs

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 18-015
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Apr 2018
Goethe University Frankfurt - Research Center SAFE, Stockholm School of Economics, Department of Economics, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and University of Pretoria
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Subjective Survival Beliefs, Probability Weighting Function, Confirmatory Bias, Cognition, Optimism

Cognition, Optimism and the Formation of Age-Dependent Survival Beliefs

MEA Discussion Paper No. 01-2018
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2018
Goethe University Frankfurt - Research Center SAFE, Stockholm School of Economics, Department of Economics, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and University of Pretoria
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Subjective Survival Beliefs, Probability Weighting Function, Confirmatory Bias, Cognition, Pessimism

Cognition, Optimism and the Formation of Age-Dependent Survival Beliefs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14539
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 May 2020 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Goethe University Frankfurt - Research Center SAFE, Stockholm School of Economics, Department of Economics, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and University of Pretoria
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Cognition, Con rmatory Bias, Optimism, Pessimism, Probability Weighting Function, Subjective Survival Beliefs

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Flexibility of Choice Versus Reduction of Ambiguity

CAE Working Paper No. 06-14
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Jan 2007
Ani Guerdjikova and Alexander Zimper
Cornell University - Department of Economics and University of Pretoria
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incomplete preferences, ambiguity, flexibility of choice, opportunity sets, uncertainty

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Attitude Polarization

MEA Discussion Paper No. 155-07
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Aug 2009
Alexander Zimper and Alexander Ludwig
University of Pretoria and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA)
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Non-additive Probability Measures, Choquet Expected Utility Theory, Bayesian Learning, Bounded Rationality

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A Parsimonious Model of Subjective Life Expectancy

MEA Discussion Paper No. 154-07
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Aug 2009
Alexander Ludwig and Alexander Zimper
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and University of Pretoria
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subjective survival expectations; ambiguity, Bayesian learning

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Biased Bayesian Learning and the Risk-Free Rate Puzzle

MEA Discussion Paper No. 191-2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Jan 2010
Alexander Ludwig and Alexander Zimper
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and University of Pretoria
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behavioral macroeconomics, bounded rationality, consumption based asset pricing, risk free rate puzzle, ambiguity, Bayesian learning

A Parsimonious Choquet Model of Subjective Life Expectancy

CRR Working Paper No. 2008-20
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Mar 2009
Alexander Ludwig and Alexander Zimper
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and University of Pretoria
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A Parsimonious Choquet Model of Subjective Life Expectancy

Posted: 07 Mar 2010
Alexander Ludwig and Alexander Zimper
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and University of Pretoria

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Rationalizable Information Equilibria

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Alexander Zimper
University of Pretoria
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General Equilibrium, Asset Exchange Economies, Asymmetric Information, Rational Expectations, Generalized Rational Expectations, Rationalizability

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Investment Behavior Under Ambiguity: The Case of Pessimistic Decision Makers

University of Mannheim, SFB Discussion Paper No. 04-31
Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Alexander Ludwig and Alexander Zimper
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and University of Pretoria

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Ambiguity, Choquet Expected Utility Theory, Bayesian Updating, Pessimism, Optimism, Hyperbolic Time-Discounting

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Rational Expectations and Pessimistic Decision-Makers: A Comment on Abel (2002)

SFB Discussion Paper No. 04-66
Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Alexander Ludwig and Alexander Zimper
Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) and University of Pretoria

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rational expectations, Choquet expected utility, pessimism,optimism, equity premium puzzle, riskfree rate puzzle