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Matthew Ryan
 
''Belief functions and preference for flexibility''
( 2014, Vol. 34 No.1 )
 
 
This note clarifies some deep mathematical connections between the Dempster-Shafer theory belief functions (Dempster, 1967; Shafer, 1976) and preference for flexibility in the tradition of Kreps (1979).
 
 
Keywords: Belief functions, plausibility functions, preference for flexibility
JEL:
D8 - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty: General
 
Manuscript Received : Jan 30 2014 Manuscript Accepted : Mar 31 2014

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