Harin, Alexander (2011): Theorem of existence of ruptures for mean values on finite numerical segments. Discrete case.

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Abstract
The proof of the theorem of existence of the ruptures, namely the proof of maximality, is improved. The theorem may be used in economics and explain the wellknown problems such as Allais’ paradox. Illustrated examples of ruptures are presented.
Item Type:  MPRA Paper 

Original Title:  Theorem of existence of ruptures for mean values on finite numerical segments. Discrete case 
Language:  English 
Keywords:  utility; utility theory; probability; uncertainty; decisions; economics; Allais paradox; risk aversion; 
Subjects:  D  Microeconomics > D8  Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty > D81  Criteria for DecisionMaking under Risk and Uncertainty C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0  General C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C4  Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics > C44  Operations Research; Statistical Decision Theory G  Financial Economics > G2  Financial Institutions and Services > G22  Insurance; Insurance Companies C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0  General > C02  Mathematical Methods C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1  Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General 
Item ID:  35650 
Depositing User:  Alexander Harin 
Date Deposited:  31. Dec 2011 11:41 
Last Modified:  20. Feb 2013 07:50 
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URI:  http://mpra.ub.unimuenchen.de/id/eprint/35650 