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  • Balleisen, EJ (Princeton University Press, 2017-02-01)
    Economic duplicity has bedeviled American markets from the founding of the Republic. This wide-ranging history emphasizes the enduring connections between capitalist innovation and business fraud, as well as the vexed ...
  • Dillenberger, D; Lleras, J; Sadowski, Philipp; Takeoka, N (2012-08-31)
    We study an individual who faces a dynamic decision problem in which the process of information arrival is unobserved by the analyst. We derive two utility representations of preferences over menus of acts that capture the ...
  • Duppe, T; Weintraub, E. Roy (2013-05-01)
    In the decades following WWII, the Cowles Commission for Research in Economics came to represent new technical standards that informed most advances in economic theory. The public emergence of this community was manifest ...
  • Ahn, D; Iijima, R; Yaouanq, Y; Sarver, Todd Daniel (2016-11-14)
    We propose nonparametric definitions of absolute and comparative naiveté. These definitions leverage ex-ante choice of menu to identify predictions of future behavior and ex-post (random) choices from menus to identify ...
  • Sarver, Todd Daniel (2016-09-09)
    To study intertemporal decisions under risk, we develop a new recursive model of non-expected-utility preferences. The main axiom of our analysis is called mixture aversion, as it captures a dislike of probabilistic mixtures ...