Chih-Chun Yang

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We extend Ambrus's [QJE, 2006] concept of " coalitional rationaliz-ability (c-rationalizability) " to situations where, in seeking mutual beneficial interests, players in groups (i) make use of Bayes rule in expectation calculations and (ii) contemplate various deviations — i.e. the validity of deviation is checked against any arbitrary sets of strategies ,(More)
The photosynthetic cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus PCC7942 has recently gained great attention for its ability to directly convert CO 2 into renewable chemicals upon genetic engineering. Thus, it is of great interest to increase the growth speed and lower the medium requirement for cultivating this cyanobacterium. The cultivation medium of(More)
In order to shed light on individuals' financial and social investment decisions in groups, I conduct a laboratory experiment in which subjects play a variant of a public goods game without free-riding incentives. With no private information, the prospect of investment in the experiment involves self-evaluation of uncertain personal and group types, which(More)
Battigalli and Siniscalchi's [Journal of Economic Theory 106, 356-391 (2002)] notion of " strong belief " in conditional probability systems and Yang's [Journal of Economic Theory, forthcoming] notion of " weak assumption " in lexicographic probability systems are uni…ed by the same requirements on preferences. Our analysis, hence, reconciles the tension(More)
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