James Andreoni and John Miller
Giving According to GARP: An Experimental Test of the
Consistency of Preferences for Altruism
Presented by Mariann Ollr
October 17, 2013
Andreoni, Miller | pres. by Mariann Ollr
Giving According to GARP: An Experimental Test
ECE 220 Homework #6
Due Friday Oct 24 in class
1. Text Problem 7-14
For the lamentary loop shown in the Figure, nd the magnetic eld strength at O
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FIGURE 7.33 lamentary loop of Problem 7.14 (not drawn to scale).
2. Text Problem 7-16
A solenoid of ra
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ECE 411
Sample Mid-Term Exam
Fall 20XX
Problem 1(25 points)_
Problem 2(20 points)_
Problem 3(30 points)_
Problem 4(25 points)_
Problem 5(25 points)_
Total (125 points)_
THIS IS AN OPEN BOOK, 75 MINUTE EXAMINATION
In order to include questions
ECE 411 HW#8 LU YANG
Table of Contents
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% Machine parameters (non_salient synchronous machine)
rs = 0.05;
xs = 0.85;
Ei = 1.2;
omega_e = 1;
% At rated situation
Vs = 1;
%
Choice under Uncertainty
Econ 390
Econ 390 -Spring 2013
Choice Under Uncertainty
Uncertainty:
States of the world:
Events (collections of states):
Bet (or Savage Act):
Events in a bet are mutually exclusive and exhaustive (one and only one of them ha
Econ 390
Reason Based Choice
Recall Discussion of Conflict Effect
S = default/defer/status quo option
Choice between X and Y involve tradeoff
X dominates X
Y dominates Y
Rationality change from cfw_x,y,s to cfw_x,x,s
should increase choice probability of
EXPERIMENTS &
SOCIAL PREFERENCES
Behavioral Economics Lecture Ghandi Course
October 15, 2013
Prof A. Samek
1738 Nicolas and Daniel Bernoulli first introduce the
concept of utility and expected utility theory - using an
experiment!
David Hume (1739) Philos
The Rational Actor Model and its
Empirical Implications
September 10, 2013
Rational Actor Model
A model of deliberative of choice in which the actor asks
three basic questions to determine the choice in a situation
where a choice is required.
Rational Act
Econ 390 -Spring 2013
TIME PREFERENCES
Econ 390 -Spring 2013
Two Recurrent Issues
Present Bias
1. ($100, in 100 days) vs. ($112, in 110 days)
2. ($100, today) vs. ($112, in 10 days)
. Many people prefer ($112, in 110 days) but ($100, today)
Self Control
Econ 390 -Spring 2013
CHOICE UNDER RISK AND
UNCERTAINTY
Econ 390 -Spring 2013
Risk and Uncertainty
In many settings the outcome of a choice is uncertain
Investment, career choices, durable goods
Lottery, betting
Two Different Contexts
Risk: agents ha
Choice under Uncertainty
Econ 390
Econ 390 -Spring 2013
Choice Under Uncertainty
Uncertainty:
States of the world:
Events (collections of states):
Bet (or Savage Act):
Events in a bet are mutually exclusive and exhaustive (one and only one of them ha
Paper by Matthew Rabin
Inference by Believers in the Law of Small Numbers
Presented by Mariann Ollr
December 5, 2013
Rabin | pres. by Mariann Ollr
Inference by Believers in the Law of Small Numbers
Choice Under Uncertainty
Decision makers often face uncer
ECE 411, Fall 2014, Prof. Ludois
Name
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ECE 41 1
Midterm Exam
Fall 2014
Problem 1 (20 points)
Problem 2 (20 points)
Problem 3 (20 points)
Problem 4 (20 points)
Problem 5 (20 points)
Total (max of 100 points)
In order to include questions from a