Ben Polak

Yale University - Department of Economics

28 Hillhouse Ave

New Haven, CT 06520-8268

United States

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Generalized Utilitarianism and Harsanyi's Impartial Observer Theorem

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1578
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Sep 2006
Rice University - Department of Economics, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Tel Aviv University - Faculty of Management
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Generalized utilitarianism, Impartial observer, Social welfare function, Fairness, Ex ante egalitarianism

Dominant Firms, Imitation, and Incentives to Innovate

Stern School of Business Working Paper No. EC-07-06
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 May 2007
Luis M. B. Cabral and Ben Polak
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Introduction to Judgment Aggregation

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1753
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Feb 2010
Christian List and Ben Polak
London School of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Judgment aggregation, Arrow's theorem, Escape routes

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Mean-Dispersion Preferences and Constant Absolute Uncertainty Aversion

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1805
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Jun 2011
Simon Grant and Ben Polak
Rice University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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ambiguity aversion, translation invariance, dispersion, uncertainty, probabilistic sophistication

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Probabilistic Sophistication and Stochastic Monotonicity in the Savage Framework

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 1621
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Aug 2007
Simon Grant, Hatice Ozsoy and Ben Polak
Rice University - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Subjective probability; Probabilistic sophistication, Stochastic monotonicity, Sure-thing principle, Cumulative dominance

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Accidents of Birth, Life Chances and the Impartial Observer

ISER Discussion Paper No. 582
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Jul 2003
Simon Grant, Atsushi Kajii and Ben Polak
Rice University - Department of Economics, Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University and Yale University - Department of Economics
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impartial observer, generalized utilitarian social welfare functions, reduction axiom, inequality of what?

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Does Microsoft Stifle Innovation? Dominant Firms, Imitation and R&D Incentives

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4577
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Oct 2004
Luis M. B. Cabral and Ben Polak
New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Innovation, dominant firm, imitation, R&D

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Second-Order Expected Utility

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Sep 2013
Rice University - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Institute of Economic Research
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A Model of a Predatory State

Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, Vol. 17, pp. 1-33, 2001
Posted: 15 Nov 2005
Boaz Moselle and Ben Polak
Ofgem and Yale University - Department of Economics

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A Model of a Predatory State

Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2001
Posted: 20 Apr 2001
Ben Polak and Boaz Moselle
Yale University - Department of Economics and Ofgem

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