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Answer any 7 of these 8 questions Good luck!
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a
Economics 200B UCSD Spring 2008 Prof. R. Starr Mr. Troy Kravitz
1
Econ 113, Midterm 2, Take-home section
This examination is take-home, open-book, open-notes. There is no
time limit other than the due date. You may consult any published
source (cite your
Readings
Economics 171
Decisions Under Uncertainty
Peterson: Ch 14: Overview of descriptive decision
theory
14.1 Observed violations of the expected utility principle
14.2: Prospect Theory
7. Prospect Theory (Part 2)
Chambers
Lecture 4: p. 77 80.
Win
Readings
Economics 171
Decisions Under Uncertainty
Not covered in Peterson or Chambers.
5. Empirical Analysis of Risk
Preferences
Additional References:
Davis & Holt (1993), Experimental Economics,
Princeton University Press: Ch 8.
Hagel & Roth (1995)
Readings
Economics 171
Decisions Under Uncertainty
Peterson: Ch 14: Overview of descriptive decision
theory
14.1 Observed violations of the expected utility principle
14.2: Prospect Theory
6. Prospect Theory (Part 1)
Chambers
Lecture 4: p. 77 80.
Win
Readings
Economics 171
Decisions Under Uncertainty
Peterson (Not particularly helpful for this topic.)
Ch 4: 4.6 The St. Petersburg Paradox
Ch 8: 8.5 Risk Aversion
Chambers
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1. Compute the elasticity of the following functions:
a. f (x) = 1/(1 + x);
3
b. q(p) = e p ;
c. f (k) = Ak , where (0, 1).
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1. Which of the following functions do NOT represent the same preferences as U(x1,x2)= (x1x2)1/2
a) U(x1,x2)= 10(x1x2)1/2
b) U(x1,x2)= x1+x2
c) U(x1,x2)= x12x22
d) U(x1,x2)= (x1x2) 1/2
e) U(x1,x2)= (x1x2) 1/2
f) U(x1,x2)= (x1x2)1/2
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1. A consumer with a Leontief utility function is indifferent between two bundles: (3,7) and
(10,1). Is it possible to determine how this consumer would rank (4,2) versus these two
bundles?
2. The utility function is U(x1, x2) = min[5