M. Kemal Ozbek

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In this paper we re-examine the axiomatic basis of the key result on weighted utilitarian representation of preference orders on finite utility streams. We show that a preference order satisfying the axioms of Minimal Individual Symmetry, Invariance and Strong Pareto need not have a representation, and thus in particular a weighted utilitarian(More)
Attention scarcity is a limitation on the ability to incorporate information into actions with state-contingent consequences. In a menu choice setting, we study an axiomatic model of decision making with scarce attention. A decision maker satisfying our axioms acts as if she chooses a joint distribution over a product space of states and signals. The(More)
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