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General revealed preference theory

Christopher Chambers, Federico Echenique () and Eran Shmaya ()
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Eran Shmaya: School of Mathematics, Tel Aviv University

Theoretical Economics, 2017, vol. 12, issue 2

Abstract: We generalize the standard revealed-preference exercise in economics, and prove a sufficient condition under which the revealed-preference formulation of an economic theory has universal implications, and when these implications can be recursively enumerated. We apply our theorem to two theories of group behavior: the theory of group preference and of Nash equilibrium.

Keywords: Revealed; preference; theory (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017-05-30
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