Economics at your fingertips  

Universality of the Epstein-Wang type structure

Yi-Chun Chen ()

Games and Economic Behavior, 2010, vol. 68, issue 1, 389-402

Abstract: We prove that the type structure constructed in [Epstein, L., Wang, T., 1996. 'Belief about belief' without probabilities. Econometrica 64, 1343-1373] is a universal/terminal type structure into which every suitably regular type structure can be embedded. Moreover, it is unique up to a homeomorphism and every belief-complete type space can be mapped onto the universal one. We also show how our results help understand connections among several existing constructions.

Date: 2010
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (4) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link:

Access Statistics for this article

Games and Economic Behavior is currently edited by E. Kalai

More articles in Games and Economic Behavior from Elsevier
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Nithya Sathishkumar ().

Page updated 2021-04-06
Handle: RePEc:eee:gamebe:v:68:y:2010:i:1:p:389-402