The Resource Preference, value, choice, and welfare, Daniel M. Hausman, (electronic resource)

Preference, value, choice, and welfare, Daniel M. Hausman, (electronic resource)

Label
Preference, value, choice, and welfare
Title
Preference, value, choice, and welfare
Statement of responsibility
Daniel M. Hausman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This book is about preferences, principally as they figure in positive and normative economics
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hausman, Daniel M.
Dewey number
  • 658.8/343
  • 658.8343
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HF5415.32
LC item number
.H38 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consumers' preferences
  • Preferences (Philosophy)
  • Rational choice theory
  • Value
Label
Preference, value, choice, and welfare, Daniel M. Hausman, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Preference, Value, Choice, and Welfare; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Preface; 1: Preferences, Comparative Evaluations, and Reasons; 1.1. WHAT ARE PREFERENCES?; 1.2. OVERALL AND TOTAL COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; 1.3. PREFERENCES, REASONS, AND FOLK PSYCHOLOGY; 1.4. MISCONCEPTIONS CONCERNING PREFERENCES; 1.5. CONCLUSIONS; Part I: PREFERENCES IN POSITIVE ECONOMICS; 2: Preference Axioms and Their Implications; 2.1. THE AXIOMS OF ORDINAL UTILITY THEORY; 2.2. IMPLICATIONS OF THE AXIOMS FOR THE UNDERSTANDING OF PREFERENCES; 2.3. RATIONALITY AND PREFERENCES
  • 2.4. PREFERENCES AND SELF-INTEREST3: Revealed-Preference Theory; 3.1. ACTUAL REVEALED PREFERENCES AND THE REVELATION THEOREM; 3.2. CRITIQUE OF ACTUAL REVEALED-PREFERENCE THEORY; 3.3. WHY NOT REDEFINE PREFERENCES IN TERMS OF CHOICE?; 3.4. HYPOTHETICAL REVEALED PREFERENCES; 3.5. BELIEF-DEPENDENT REVEALED PREFERENCES; 3.6. CONCLUSIONS; 4: Preferences, Decision Theory, and Consequentialism; 4.1. TOTAL SUBJECTIVE COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; 4.2. USING PREFERENCES TO PREDICT AND EXPLAIN CHOICES: THE STANDARD MODEL; 4.3. EXPECTED-UTILITY THEORY; 4.4. WHAT DOES EXPECTED-UTILITY THEORY ACCOMPLISH?
  • 4.5. CONSEQUENTIALISM AND STANDARD CHOICE THEORY4.6. ATTRIBUTES AND PREFERENCES; 4.7. CONCLUSIONS; 5: Game Theory and Consequentialism; 5.1. GAMES AND OUTCOMES; 5.2. CONSEQUENTIALISM IN GAME THEORY; 5.3. THE DEFAULT PRINCIPLE; 5.4. CONCLUSIONS: THE CONSEQUENCES OF CONSEQUENTIALISM; 6: Constraints and Counterpreferential Choice; 6.1. SYMPATHY AND COMMITMENT; 6.2. COMMITMENT AND COUNTERPREFERENTIAL CHOICE; 6.3. CONSTRAINTS AND COUNTERPREFERENTIAL CHOICE; 6.4. MANY CONCEPTS OF PREFERENCE OR JUST ONE?; 6.5. GAME THEORY AND COUNTERPREFERENTIAL CHOICE; 6.6. COMMITMENTS AND INTENTIONS
  • 6.7. CONCLUSIONSPart II: PREFERENCES, WELFARE, AND NORMATIVE ECONOMICS; 7: Preference Satisfaction and Welfare; 7.1. WELFARE AND PREFERENCES; 7.2. WHY WELFARE IS NOT PREFERENCE SATISFACTION; 7.3 WELFARE AND LAUNDERED PREFERENCES: THE APPROXIMATION RATIONALE; 7.4. WHY THE APPROXIMATION VIEW FAILS; 7.5. CONCLUSIONS; 8: Preferences in Welfare Economics; 8.1. PREFERENCES AND WELFARE: AN EVIDENTIAL VIEW; 8.2. THE EVIDENTIAL VIEW AND THE SCOPE OF COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS; 8.3. PREFERENCE DISTORTIONS AND PATERNALISM; 8.4. CONCLUSIONS; PART III: PSYCHOLOGY, RATIONAL EVALUATION, AND PREFERENCE FORMATION
  • 9: The Psychology of Choice9.1. LOSS AVERSION, FRAMING, AND THE ENDOWMENT EFFECT; 9.2. REVERSALS, VARIANCE, AND ADAPTATION; 9.3. BELIEF-DESIRE PSYCHOLOGY; 9.4. EXPLAINING AND PREDICTING PREFERENCES AND CHOICES; 10: Constructing Preferences; 10.1. HOW PEOPLE EVALUATE ALTERNATIVES; 10.2. HOW PEOPLE OUGHT TO EVALUATE ALTERNATIVES; 10.3. AN EXAMPLE: HEALTH-STATE VALUES; 10.4. EMOTIONS AND RATIONAL EVALUATION; 10.5. HUME'S CHALLENGE; 10.6. COHERENCE; 10.7. CONCLUSION: THEORIES OF PREFERENCE FORMATION; 11: Conclusions; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (170 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139218238
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000082936
  • (EBL)833492
  • (OCoLC)775870003
  • (SSID)ssj0000612608
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11381505
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000612608
  • (PQKBWorkID)10571438
  • (PQKB)10290187
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781139058537
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC833492
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000082936
Label
Preference, value, choice, and welfare, Daniel M. Hausman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Preference, Value, Choice, and Welfare; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Preface; 1: Preferences, Comparative Evaluations, and Reasons; 1.1. WHAT ARE PREFERENCES?; 1.2. OVERALL AND TOTAL COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; 1.3. PREFERENCES, REASONS, AND FOLK PSYCHOLOGY; 1.4. MISCONCEPTIONS CONCERNING PREFERENCES; 1.5. CONCLUSIONS; Part I: PREFERENCES IN POSITIVE ECONOMICS; 2: Preference Axioms and Their Implications; 2.1. THE AXIOMS OF ORDINAL UTILITY THEORY; 2.2. IMPLICATIONS OF THE AXIOMS FOR THE UNDERSTANDING OF PREFERENCES; 2.3. RATIONALITY AND PREFERENCES
  • 2.4. PREFERENCES AND SELF-INTEREST3: Revealed-Preference Theory; 3.1. ACTUAL REVEALED PREFERENCES AND THE REVELATION THEOREM; 3.2. CRITIQUE OF ACTUAL REVEALED-PREFERENCE THEORY; 3.3. WHY NOT REDEFINE PREFERENCES IN TERMS OF CHOICE?; 3.4. HYPOTHETICAL REVEALED PREFERENCES; 3.5. BELIEF-DEPENDENT REVEALED PREFERENCES; 3.6. CONCLUSIONS; 4: Preferences, Decision Theory, and Consequentialism; 4.1. TOTAL SUBJECTIVE COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; 4.2. USING PREFERENCES TO PREDICT AND EXPLAIN CHOICES: THE STANDARD MODEL; 4.3. EXPECTED-UTILITY THEORY; 4.4. WHAT DOES EXPECTED-UTILITY THEORY ACCOMPLISH?
  • 4.5. CONSEQUENTIALISM AND STANDARD CHOICE THEORY4.6. ATTRIBUTES AND PREFERENCES; 4.7. CONCLUSIONS; 5: Game Theory and Consequentialism; 5.1. GAMES AND OUTCOMES; 5.2. CONSEQUENTIALISM IN GAME THEORY; 5.3. THE DEFAULT PRINCIPLE; 5.4. CONCLUSIONS: THE CONSEQUENCES OF CONSEQUENTIALISM; 6: Constraints and Counterpreferential Choice; 6.1. SYMPATHY AND COMMITMENT; 6.2. COMMITMENT AND COUNTERPREFERENTIAL CHOICE; 6.3. CONSTRAINTS AND COUNTERPREFERENTIAL CHOICE; 6.4. MANY CONCEPTS OF PREFERENCE OR JUST ONE?; 6.5. GAME THEORY AND COUNTERPREFERENTIAL CHOICE; 6.6. COMMITMENTS AND INTENTIONS
  • 6.7. CONCLUSIONSPart II: PREFERENCES, WELFARE, AND NORMATIVE ECONOMICS; 7: Preference Satisfaction and Welfare; 7.1. WELFARE AND PREFERENCES; 7.2. WHY WELFARE IS NOT PREFERENCE SATISFACTION; 7.3 WELFARE AND LAUNDERED PREFERENCES: THE APPROXIMATION RATIONALE; 7.4. WHY THE APPROXIMATION VIEW FAILS; 7.5. CONCLUSIONS; 8: Preferences in Welfare Economics; 8.1. PREFERENCES AND WELFARE: AN EVIDENTIAL VIEW; 8.2. THE EVIDENTIAL VIEW AND THE SCOPE OF COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS; 8.3. PREFERENCE DISTORTIONS AND PATERNALISM; 8.4. CONCLUSIONS; PART III: PSYCHOLOGY, RATIONAL EVALUATION, AND PREFERENCE FORMATION
  • 9: The Psychology of Choice9.1. LOSS AVERSION, FRAMING, AND THE ENDOWMENT EFFECT; 9.2. REVERSALS, VARIANCE, AND ADAPTATION; 9.3. BELIEF-DESIRE PSYCHOLOGY; 9.4. EXPLAINING AND PREDICTING PREFERENCES AND CHOICES; 10: Constructing Preferences; 10.1. HOW PEOPLE EVALUATE ALTERNATIVES; 10.2. HOW PEOPLE OUGHT TO EVALUATE ALTERNATIVES; 10.3. AN EXAMPLE: HEALTH-STATE VALUES; 10.4. EMOTIONS AND RATIONAL EVALUATION; 10.5. HUME'S CHALLENGE; 10.6. COHERENCE; 10.7. CONCLUSION: THEORIES OF PREFERENCE FORMATION; 11: Conclusions; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (170 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139218238
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000082936
  • (EBL)833492
  • (OCoLC)775870003
  • (SSID)ssj0000612608
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11381505
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000612608
  • (PQKBWorkID)10571438
  • (PQKB)10290187
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781139058537
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC833492
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000082936

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