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Dutch Book Arguments *

Alan Hájek

in The Handbook of Rational and Social Choice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199290420
eISBN:
9780191710506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290420.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Dutch Book arguments purport to show that rationality requires certain constraints on an agent's subjective probabilities, on pain of the agent being susceptible to sure losses in corresponding bets. ... More


Job Accession, Separation, and Mobility in the Egyptian Labor Market over the Past Decade

Chaimaa Yassine

in The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198737254
eISBN:
9780191800733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737254.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The aim of this chapter is to assess to what extent the Egyptian labor market is dynamic and the impact of its dynamics on stagnant unemployment rates. The chapter explores how sluggish the Egyptian ... More


Complexity and Undescribability

Nabil I. Al-Najjar, Luca Anderlini, and Leonardo Felli

in The Impact of Incomplete Contracts on Economics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199826223
eISBN:
9780190259020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826223.003.0033
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides a formal model, and necessary conditions on state space and probability distributions, to capture the idea that some states cannot be described by the parties, even if the ... More


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