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Attention Overload

@inproceedings{Cattaneo2020AttentionO,
  title={Attention Overload},
  author={M. D. Cattaneo and Paul Kim-ming Cheung and Xinwei Ma and Yusufcan Masatlioglu},
  year={2020}
}
We introduce an Attention Overload Model that captures the idea that alternatives compete for the decision maker’s attention, and hence the attention frequency each alternative receives decreases as the choice problem becomes larger. Using this nonparametric restriction on the random attention formation, we show that a fruitful revealed preference theory can be developed, and provide testable implications on the observed choice behavior that can be used to partially identify the decision maker… 

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