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 The Folk Theorem with Imperfect Public Monitoring

George J. Mailath and Larry Samuelson

in Repeated Games and Reputations: Long-Run Relationships

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300796
eISBN:
9780199783700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300796.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter shows that in many situations with patient players, the payoffs bounds from Chapter 8 are tight. It then proves various folk theorems for games of public monitoring, including games with ... More


On the Value of Coming into Existence

Nils Holtug

in Persons, Interests, and Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580170
eISBN:
9780191722707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580170.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter concerns the issue of whether it can benefit (or harm) an individual to come into existence. If coming into existence can benefit (or harm) an individual, then it would seem that it ... More


The Identifiability Effect

Gilles Saint‐Paul

in The Political Economy of Labour Market Institutions

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293323
eISBN:
9780191596841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293321.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Discusses another source of status‐quo bias, namely the identifiability effect. This refers to the fact that the gainers and losers from an institution currently in place are better identified than ... More


Functional Shifts and the Development of English Determiners

Tine Breban

in Information Structure and Syntactic Change in the History of English

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860210
eISBN:
9780199949601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860210.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

In Present-Day English, the main determiners, the articles the and a(n), are primarily defined as markers of identifiability. Their development is usually described as a process of semantic and ... More


Conclusions

Myrto Tsakatika

in Political Responsibility and the European Union

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075155
eISBN:
9781781701621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075155.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In seeking to reach a verdict for the EU's responsibility deficit, this chapters attempts to summarise findings and evaluate the current state of affairs by looking at three interrelated questions. ... More


Migration quantified: constructing models and linking them with data

Luca Börger, Jason Matthiopoulos, Ricardo M. Holdo, Juan M. Morales, Iain Couzin, and Edward McCauley

in Animal Migration: A Synthesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568994
eISBN:
9780191774676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568994.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses how models, combined with modern data sources and statistical methods, can be used to test different hypotheses about the causes of migration. It presents mathematical ... More


High-Frequency Observations: Identifiability and Asymptotic Efficiency

Yacine Aïıt-Sahalia and Jean Jacod

in High-Frequency Financial Econometrics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161433
eISBN:
9781400850327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161433.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter starts with a brief reminder about a number of concepts and results which pertain to classical statistical models, without specific reference to stochastic processes. It then introduces ... More


From Biology to Policy: Ethical and Economic Issues in HIV Treatment-as-Prevention

Till Bärnighausen and Max Essex

in Identified versus Statistical Lives: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190217471
eISBN:
9780190217488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217471.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

HIV antiretroviral treatment (ART) can prevent the onward transmission of HIV. This prevention potential of treatment raises several ethical and economic questions. How and how strongly should ... More


Aggregation and the Moral Relevance of Context in Health Care Decision-Making

David Wasserman

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter explores a variety of explanations for the differing acceptability of aggregation and the moral relevance of context in health care decision-making, with particular emphasis on dilemmas ... More


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