Yaari's dual theory without the completeness axiom
Economic Theory, 2004, vol. 23, issue 3, 714 pages
This note shows how Yaari (1987)'s dual theory of choice under risk naturally extends to the case of incomplete preferences. This also provides an axiomatic characterization of a large and widely studied class of stochastic orders used to rank the riskiness of random variables or the dispersion of income distributions (including, e.g., second order stochastic dominance, dispersion, location independent riskiness, see Chateauneuf, Cohen, and Meilijson, 1997). Copyright Springer-Verlag Berlin/Heidelberg 2004
Keywords: Yaari's dual theory; Incomplete preferences; Stochastic orders. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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