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Estimation of State-Dependent Utility Functions Using Survey Data
(The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1991)
Abstract-Surveys of individual's risk-dollar tradeoffs illuminate not only the local tradeoff rates but also can be used to address more fundamental questions about the structure of utility functions. This largely unexplored ...
Estimation of Revealed Probabilities and Utility Functions for Product Safety Decisions
(The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1998)
Using survey data on consumer product purchases, this paper introduces an approach to estimate jointly individual utility functions and risk perceptions implied by their decisions. The behavioral risk beliefs reflected in ...