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Authors:
Ostermair, Christoph 
Document type:
Dissertation / Thesis 
Title:
Similarity and Contrast in Decision Making Under Risk and Uncertainty 
Advisor:
Sell, Friedrich L., Univ.-Prof. Dr. 
Referee:
Sell, Friedrich L., Univ.-Prof. Dr.; Josten, Stefan D., Univ.-Prof. Dr. 
Date oral examination:
13.07.2022 
Publication date:
01.08.2022 
Year:
2022 
Pages (Book):
X, 96 
Language:
Englisch 
Subject:
Wirtschaftstheorie ; Salienz ; Lotterie ; Entscheidungsfindung ; Entscheidung bei Risiko ; Entscheidung bei Unsicherheit ; Ähnlichkeitstheorie ; Experiment ; Hochschulschrift 
Keywords:
salience theory; skew-symmetric additive models; similarity judgments 
Abstract:
Decision theories like skew-symmetric additive models and similarity judgments assume that the similarity or contrast between specific pairs of payoffs shapes an agent's decision making process when faced with a choice between two lotteries. This rationale experienced a revival in economic theory with the recent introduction of salience theory, which - similarly to its skew-symmetric additive relatives - predicts the correlation between lotteries to affect agents' choices. This thesis investigat...    »
 
DDC notation:
658.40354 
Department:
Fakultät für Wirtschafts- und Organisationswissenschaften 
Institute:
WOW 5 - Institut für Ökonomie und Recht der globalen Wirtschaft 
Chair:
Sell, Friedrich L. 
Open Access yes or no?:
Ja / Yes