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Homepage:https://sites.google.com/site/alexzimper/
Workplace:Department of Economics, Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2020

  1. Cognition, Optimism and the Formation of Age-Dependent Survival Beliefs
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in MEA discussion paper series, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy (2018) Downloads
    ZEW Discussion Papers, ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research (2018) Downloads View citations (1)
    SAFE Working Paper Series, Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE (2020) Downloads View citations (1)
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group (2020) Downloads

2019

  1. Preferences Over Rich Sets of Random Variables: Semicontinuity in Measure versus Convexity
    Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Who Saves More, the Naive or the Sophisticated Agent?
    SAFE Working Paper Series, Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE Downloads View citations (2)

2017

  1. Preferences Over all Random Variables: Incompatibility of Convexity and Continuity
    Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Mathematical Economics (2018)
  2. Rationalizable Information Equilibria
    Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics Downloads

2015

  1. A life-cycle model with ambiguous survival beliefs
    SAFE Working Paper Series, Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Paper Series in Economics, University of Cologne, Department of Economics (2013) Downloads View citations (1)
    MEA discussion paper series, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa (2014) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (2016)
  2. Bayesian Learning with Multiple Priors and Non-Vanishing Ambiguity
    Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Theory (2017)
  3. Biased Survival Beliefs, Psychological and Cognitive Explanations, and the Demand for Life Insurances
    VfS Annual Conference 2015 (Muenster): Economic Development - Theory and Policy, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association Downloads

2014

  1. Subjective Life Expectancy
    Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (8)

2013

  1. Ambiguous Survival Beliefs and Hyperbolic Discounting in a Life-Cycle Model
    VfS Annual Conference 2013 (Duesseldorf): Competition Policy and Regulation in a Global Economic Order, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Bank Deposit Contracts Versus Financial Market Participation in Emerging Economies
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Emerging Markets Finance and Trade (2015)
  3. Biased Bayesian learning with an application to the risk-free rate puzzle
    Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control (2014)
  4. On the Welfare Equivalence of Asset Markets and Banking in Diamond Dybvig Economies
    Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2013)
  5. On the impossibility of insider trade in rational expectations equilibria
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in The North American Journal of Economics and Finance (2014)
  6. Speculative Trade Equilibria with Incorrect Price Anticipations
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics (2013) Downloads
  7. The impact of statistical learning on violations of the sure-thing principle
    Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2015)
  8. The minimal confidence levels of Basel capital regulation
    Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Banking Regulation (2014)

2012

  1. A Life-Cycle Consumption Model with Ambiguous Survival Beliefs
    2012 Meeting Papers, Society for Economic Dynamics Downloads View citations (5)
  2. A decision-theoretic model of asset-price underreaction and overreaction to dividend news
    Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa (2012) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Annals of Finance (2013)
  3. Indecisiveness aversion and preference for commitment
    Post-Print, HAL Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa (2009) Downloads
    THEMA Working Papers, THEMA (THéorie Economique, Modélisation et Applications), Université de Cergy-Pontoise (2009) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Theory and Decision (2012)
  4. The emergence of "fifty-fifty" probability judgements in a conditional Savage world
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics (2012) Downloads

2011

  1. Do Bayesians learn their way out of ambiguity?
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Decision Analysis (2011)
  2. Explaining the harmonic sequence paradox
    Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) Downloads
  3. Optimal liquidity provision through a demand deposit scheme: The Jacklin critique revisited
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in German Economic Review (2013)

2010

  1. The harmonic sequence paradox reconsidered
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads

2008

  1. A Parsimonious Choquet Model of Subjective Life Expectancy
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (3)
  2. A parsimonious model of subjective life expectancy
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Papers, Sonderforschungsbreich 504 (2007) Downloads View citations (12)
    Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications, Sonderforschungsbereich 504, Universität Mannheim (2007) Downloads View citations (11)
    MEA discussion paper series, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy (2007) Downloads View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article in Theory and Decision (2013)
  3. Asset pricing in a Lucas "fruit-tree' economy with non-additive beliefs
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
  4. On attitude polarization under Bayesian learning with non-additive beliefs
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty (2009)
  5. Revisiting independence and stochastic dominance for compound lotteries
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics (2008)

2007

  1. Attitude polarization
    Papers, Sonderforschungsbreich 504 Downloads
    Also in Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications, Sonderforschungsbereich 504, Universität Mannheim (2007) Downloads
    MEA discussion paper series, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy (2007) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Half empty, half full and the possibility of agreeing to disagree
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Security and Potential Level Preferences with Thresholds
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Papers, Sonderforschungsbreich 504 (2003) Downloads

2006

  1. An epistemic model of an agent who does not reflect on reasoning processes
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Mathematical Social Sciences (2009)
  2. Flexibility of Choice versus Reduction of Ambiguity
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa (2005) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Social Choice and Welfare (2008)

2005

  1. A fixed point characterization of the dominancesolvability of lattice games with strategic substitutes
    Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Game Theory (2007)
  2. Equivalence between best responses and undominated
    Papers, Sonderforschungsbreich 504 Downloads
    Also in Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications, Sonderforschungsbereich 504, Universität Mannheim (2005) Downloads

2004

  1. A Note on the Equivalence of Rationalizability Concepts in Generalized Nice Games
    Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications, Sonderforschungsbereich 504, Universität Mannheim Downloads
    Also in Papers, Sonderforschungsbreich 504 (2004) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in International Game Theory Review (IGTR) (2006)
  2. Dominance-Solvable Lattice Games
    Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications, Sonderforschungsbereich 504, Universität Mannheim Downloads
    Also in Papers, Sonderforschungsbreich 504 (2004) Downloads
  3. Investment Behavior under Ambiguity: The Case of Pessimistic Decision Makers
    MEA discussion paper series, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications, Sonderforschungsbereich 504, Universität Mannheim (2004) Downloads
    Papers, Sonderforschungsbreich 504 (2004) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Mathematical Social Sciences (2006)
  4. On the Existence of Strategic Solutions for Games with Security- and Potential Level Players
    Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications, Sonderforschungsbereich 504, Universität Mannheim Downloads
    Also in Papers, Sonderforschungsbreich 504 (2004) Downloads
  5. Rational Expectations and Ambiguity: A Comment on Abel
    MEA discussion paper series, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy Downloads
  6. Rational Expectations and Ambiguity: A Comment on Abel (2002)
    Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications, Sonderforschungsbereich 504, Universität Mannheim Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Papers, Sonderforschungsbreich 504 (2004) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economics Bulletin (2006)

2003

  1. Security And Potential Level Preferences With
    Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications, Sonderforschungsbereich 504, Universität Mannheim Downloads
  2. Uniqueness Conditions for Point-Rationalizable
    Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications, Sonderforschungsbereich 504, Universität Mannheim Downloads
  3. Uniqueness conditions for point-rationalizable solutions of games with metrizable strategy sets
    Papers, Sonderforschungsbreich 504 Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Choosing the agent's group identity in a trust game with delegated decision making
    Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2020, 22, (1), 220-244 Downloads

2018

  1. Preferences over all random variables: Incompatibility of convexity and continuity
    Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2018, 75, (C), 71-83 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2017

  1. Bayesian learning with multiple priors and nonvanishing ambiguity
    Economic Theory, 2017, 64, (3), 409-447 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2016

  1. A life-cycle model with ambiguous survival beliefs
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2016, 162, (C), 137-180 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. Banks versus markets. A response to Kucinskas
    Economics Letters, 2016, 147, (C), 174-176 Downloads

2015

  1. Bank-Deposit Contracts Versus Financial-Market Participation in Emerging Economies
    Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 2015, 51, (3), 525-536 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Erratum to: The impact of statistical learning on violations of the sure-thing principle
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2015, 50, (2), 117-117 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. The impact of statistical learning on violations of the sure-thing principle
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2015, 50, (2), 97-115 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2014

  1. Biased Bayesian learning with an application to the risk-free rate puzzle
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2014, 39, (C), 79-97 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. On the impossibility of insider trade in rational expectations equilibria
    The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 2014, 28, (C), 109-118 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  3. The minimal confidence levels of Basel capital regulation
    Journal of Banking Regulation, 2014, 15, (2), 129-143 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. A decision-theoretic model of asset-price underreaction and overreaction to dividend news
    Annals of Finance, 2013, 9, (4), 625-665 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. A parsimonious model of subjective life expectancy
    Theory and Decision, 2013, 75, (4), 519-541 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. On the welfare equivalence of asset markets and banking in Diamond Dybvig economies
    Economics Letters, 2013, 121, (3), 356-359 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  4. Optimal Liquidity Provision Through a Demand Deposit Scheme: The Jacklin Critique Revisited
    German Economic Review, 2013, 14, (1), 89-107 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2012

  1. Asset pricing in a Lucas fruit-tree economy with the best and worst in mind
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2012, 36, (4), 610-628 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Can industry regulators learn collusion structures from information-efficient asset markets?
    Economics Letters, 2012, 116, (1), 1-4 Downloads
  3. Existence of speculative bubbles when time-horizons are finite
    Economics Bulletin, 2012, 32, (1), 251-259 Downloads
  4. Indecisiveness aversion and preference for commitment
    Theory and Decision, 2012, 72, (1), 1-13 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. Do Bayesians Learn Their Way Out of Ambiguity?
    Decision Analysis, 2011, 8, (4), 269-285 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Re-examining the law of iterated expectations for Choquet decision makers
    Theory and Decision, 2011, 71, (4), 669-677 Downloads View citations (8)

2010

  1. Canonical interpretation of propositions as events
    International Journal of Economic Theory, 2010, 6, (3), 327-339 Downloads

2009

  1. An epistemic model of an agent who does not reflect on reasoning processes
    Mathematical Social Sciences, 2009, 58, (3), 290-309 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Half empty, half full and why we can agree to disagree forever
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2009, 71, (2), 283-299 Downloads View citations (14)
  3. On attitude polarization under Bayesian learning with non-additive beliefs
    Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 2009, 39, (2), 181-212 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2008

  1. Flexibility of choice versus reduction of ambiguity
    Social Choice and Welfare, 2008, 30, (3), 507-526 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. Revisiting Independence and Stochastic Dominance for Compound Lotteries
    The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, 2008, 8, (1), 1-11 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. A fixed point characterization of the dominance-solvability of lattice games with strategic substitutes
    International Journal of Game Theory, 2007, 36, (1), 107-117 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Strategic games with security and potential level players
    Theory and Decision, 2007, 63, (1), 53-78 Downloads

2006

  1. A NOTE ON THE EQUIVALENCE OF RATIONALIZABILITY CONCEPTS IN GENERALIZED NICE GAMES
    International Game Theory Review (IGTR), 2006, 08, (04), 669-674 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Assessing the Likelihood of Panic-Based Bank Runs
    The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, 2006, 6, (1), 1-19 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Investment behavior under ambiguity: The case of pessimistic decision makers
    Mathematical Social Sciences, 2006, 52, (2), 111-130 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  4. Rational expectations and ambiguity: A comment on Abel (2002)
    Economics Bulletin, 2006, 4, (2), 1-15 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  5. Uniqueness conditions for strongly point-rationalizable solutions to games with metrizable strategy sets
    Journal of Mathematical Economics, 2006, 42, (6), 729-751 Downloads View citations (4)

2005

  1. Equivalence between best responses and undominated strategies: a generalization from finite to compact strategy sets
    Economics Bulletin, 2005, 3, (7), 1-6 Downloads View citations (5)
 
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