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Ex-ante and ex-post welfare optimality under uncertainty

P J. Hammond

Ex-ante and ex-post welfare optimality under uncertainty

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Published by Universityof Essex in Essex .
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The Design of Reform Packages under Uncertainty. We present a model of large-scale economic reforms, modeled on the transition process in Eastern Europe, with aggregate and individual uncertainty concerning the outcome of reforms. The government is assumed to choose the . The Economics of Screening and Risk Sharing in Higher Education explores advances in information technologies and in statistical and social sciences that have significantly improved the reliability of techniques for screening large populations. These advances are important for higher education worldwide because they affect many of the mechanisms commonly used for rationing the available supply. commissioned this study to compare the ex ante and ex post costs of complying with regulatory changes. The literature review identified 27 recent ex post evaluations. Overall, most of the studies reported ex ante costs to be overestimated relative to ex post costs. However, the temptation to. 1 Republika e Kosovës Republika Kosova - Republic of Kosovo Qeveria –Vlada - Government Guidelines on Ex-post evaluation of legislation in the Republic of Kosovo1 1 Guidelines on Ex-post was approved on 38 meeting of the Government of the Republic of Kosovo with the decision no/38 date

than Economic Assessment. The Green Book uses 'assessment' to refer to both appraisals before decisions are made (ex ante), and evaluations of decisions once made (ex post). This usage is followed here. Most of what we discuss is couched in terms of ex ante assessment, hence the word 'appraisal'; however, most of what you will cover here applies.


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Ex-ante and ex-post welfare optimality under uncertainty by P J. Hammond Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ex-Ante and Ex-Post Welfare Optimality under Uncertainty Created Date: Z. In a related paper [8], I compare health care systems under the twin assumptions that there is no income disparity (or any other ex ante di¤erences among the agents), and that ex post health is a.

“Ex-ante and Ex-post Welfare Optimality under Uncertainty,” Economica 48 (), – Abstract: Suppose that either (i) individuals’ subjective probabilities differ from society’s probability Ex-ante and ex-post welfare optimality under uncertainty book, or (ii) social attitudes to individual risk differ from individuals’ own attitudes to risk.

CHAPTER 10 Ex-post optimality as a dynamically consistent objective for collective choice under uncertainty PETER HAMMOND* Stanford University 1.

Introduction: ex-ante and ex-post Following the pioneering work of Arrow and Debreu on the economics of uncertainty, some kind of consensus appears to have emerged as to what welfare criterion should Cited by: Welfare, Information and Uncertainty “Ex-ante and Ex-post Welfare Optimality under Uncertainty,” Economica 48 (), – Abstract; JSTOR link for paper “Utilitarianism, Uncertainty and Information,” in A.K.

Sen and B. Williams (eds.) Utilitarianism and Beyond (Cambridge University Press, ), ch. 4, pp. 85– Ex ante/ex post.

Article in SSRN the government ought to intervene to bail people out of the bad ex post consequences of their (ex ante) risky choices. and social choice under uncertainty Author: Barbara Fried.

This book has been cited by the following publications. a number of situations in which people appear not to behave according to the neoclassical assumptions underpinning welfare economics and its application to the assessment of the efficiency of proposed public policies through cost-benefit analysis.

Cost-Benefit Analysis under Cited by: 3. Downloadable. The implications of a societal aversion to inequality for the optimal structure of the health care system are studied.

The agents are assumed to be ex ante identical, but to differ ex post in the state of their health. Inequality aversion is introduced by postulating a strictly concave ex post social welfare function. It is shown that the optimal public health care system.

Ulph, “The Role of Ex-Ante and Ex-Post Decision, in the Valuation of Life,” Journal of Public Economics, V. 18,pp. – CrossRef Google Scholar Floating exchange rates versus a monetary union under rational beliefs: the role of endogenous uncertainty P.: Ex-ante and ex-post welfare optimality under Uncertainty.

Economica 48, – ( Floating exchange rates versus a monetary union under rational beliefs: the Ex-ante and ex-post welfare optimality under uncertainty book of endogenous uncertainty.

Discussion Paper, University Cited by: Downloadable. This paper studies the implications of a societal aversion to inequality for the optimal design of a public health care system. Inequality aversion is introduced by postulating a strictly concave ex post social welfare function.

Illnesses are characterized by three factors: the agent's health with treatment, the agent's health without treatment, and the cost of treatment. Axiomatic Approach, J.

ECON. THEORY 93 (); Peter Hammond, Ex-Post Optimality as a Dynamically Consistent Objective for Collective Choice Under Uncertainty, in SOCIAL CHOICE AND WELFARE (Prasanta K. Pattanaik & Maurice Salles eds., ) [herein-after Hammond, Ex-post Optimality]; PeterJ.

Hammond, Ex-Ante and Ex-Post Welfare Op-Cited by: Reflections on Ethics, Freedom, Welfare Economics, Policy, and the Legacy of Austrian EconomicsIsrael M. Kirzner. Eds. Peter J. Boettke and Frédéric SautetCarmel.

THEORY 93 (); Peter Hammond, Ex-Post Optimality as a Dynamically Consistent Objective for Collective Choice Under Uncertainty, in SOCIAL CHOICE AND WELFARE (Prasanta K. Pattanaik & Maurice Salles eds., ) [herein-after Hammond, Ex-post Optimality]; Peter J. Hammond, Ex-Ante and Ex-Post Welfare Op.

The "moving wall" represents the time period between the last issue available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal. Moving walls are generally represented in years.

In rare instances, a publisher has elected to have a "zero" moving wall, so their current issues are available. Dec 04,  · Ex-ante regulations and ex-post liabilities for using a new technology will induce additional costs for adopters.

The standard model is advanced by including irreversibility and uncertainty and taking into account transaction costs of negotiating possible cost reductions.

Valuing Potential Groundwater Protection Benefits Thomas D. Crocker Bruce A. Forster endogenous risk raises the issue of ex ante/ex post choice in welfare economics of uncertainty. Hammond, P., Ex-ante and ex-post welfare optimality under uncer- Hirshleifer, J., Investment, Interest, and Capital, Cited by: Ex-post is another term that refers to actual returns, and is translated from the Latin for "after the fact." Ex-post is the opposite of ex-ante, which means "before the event." 1 0 Ex Ante and Ex Post A thief walks into a bank, puts a gun to the head of one of the custom-ers, and announces that he will shoot unless the teller hands over all the money in the drawer.

The teller does nothing. The thief shoots the customer, runs off, and never is seen again. The customer dies of his. Ex-post risk refers to the past risks of a portfolio (ex-post = after the fact). It is the analysis of actual historic return streams to ascertain the variability of that return stream over time.

This paper proposes a theoretical framework for studying radical innovation — the invention of new products — when demand is uncertain. In this framework, under general conditions, the threat of ex post entry by a competitor can deter inventions ex ante.

Asymmetric market power in the ex post market exacerbates the problem. The implications of these general results are. Feb 27,  · Edward K. Cheng, Michael S. Pardo, Accuracy, optimality and the preponderance standard, Law, Probability and Risk vary dramatically from the current standards of proof in either direction.

15 And just to re-emphasize the gap between ex ante welfare and ex post accuracy This uncertainty is likely to dilute or even destroy the incentive Cited by: 5. Building on willingness-to-pay (WTP) measures as the foundation for applied welfare economics, Just (U.

of Maryland), Hueth (U. of Maryland and Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia) and Schmitz (U. of Florida and U.

of California Berkeley) develop measures for firms and households where households are viewed as both consumers and owner/sellers of resources. An individual may ex-ante prefer or choose A over B but her ex-post welfare may turn out to be lower in A than in B due to ignorance or imperfect foresight.

Howard Kunreuther, Erwann Michel-Kerjan, in Handbook of the Economics of Risk and Uncertainty, 4 Decisions under Uncertainty and Expected Utility 19 5 Introduction to Social Preferences 23 vi WELFARE ECONOMICS AND SOCIAL CHOICE THEORY, 2ND ED.

8 Selected References 47 3. WELFARE PROPERTIES OF MARKET EXCHANGE 51 5 Ex-Ante and Ex-Post Ex-post optimality as a dynamically consistent objective for collective choice under uncertainty; 1. Introduction: ex-ante and ex-post; 2.

Collective dynamic choice under uncertainty; 3. Dynamic social welfare functionals; 4. Independence of irrelevant alternatives and expected ex-post utilitarianism; 5. Consistency between ex-ante and ex-post; 6.

If the SWF simply adds utility functions, then it doesn't matter whether we determine social welfare ex ante or ex post. If we do so ex ante, we add the two expected utility figures of to obtain a total social welfare of 3.

If we perform the same calculation ex post, we know that one of the individuals will have a utility of 0 and the other. Search this site: Humanities. Architecture and Environmental Design; Art History. Welfare economics, and social choice theory, are disciplines that blend economics, ethics, political science, and mathematics.

Welfare Economics and Social Choice Theory, 2nd Edition, include models of economic exchange and production, uncertainty, optimality, public goods, social improvement criteria, life and death choices, majority voting, Arrow’s theorem, and theories of implementation.

Macroeconomic Theory Dirk Krueger1 Department of Economics University of Pennsylvania January 26, 1I am grateful to my teachers in Minnesota, V.V Chari, Timothy Kehoe and Ed- ward Prescott, my ex-colleagues at Stanford, Robert Hall, Beatrix Paal and Tom.

Ex Post Versus Ex Ante Measures When doing growth accounting, should we use ex post or ex ante measures of user costs to calculate the contribution of capital. The answer, based on a simple model of temporary does capture the twin notions that investment is carried out under uncertainty and that capital stocks cannot be adjusted.

economic analysis in ex-ante or ex-post evaluation. These findings suggest two primary challenges for the World Bank: (i) to focus its support for HIV prevention interventions that reach groups at highest risk to contract and spread HIV; and (ii) to improve the economic.

Methods for Ex Ante and Ex Post Policy Evaluation. Monday 3 June – Tuesday 4 June This is a masterclass taught by. Petra Todd (University of Pennsylvania).

This course will examine econometric methods for evaluating effects of program interventions. Typical interventions that might be of interest include job training or other active.

The conflict between ex post and ex ante Pareto efficiency of intertemporal resource allocation under uncertainty is an example of the problems caused by changing tastes.

The problem has serious implications for making welfare judgments, as there may well be a divergence between ex ante choice and ex post preference. Apr 03,  · Ex ante and ex post regulation following Telefónica. It is important to note that, although the Court is keen to stress that the ex ante and ex post regimes are distinct rules which serve different purposes, in practice they may be closely connected.

The only reason Telefónica was offering wholesale products in the first place was because. In Praise of Ex Ante Regulation. Brian Galle* Timing is an important consideration in regulatory design. Corrective taxes are usually imposed before or contemporaneously with the harmful activity they are aimed at preventing, while tort awards are assessed ex post, in its aftermath.

Patents and research grants both can encourage innovation, butCited by: 1. WORKING PAPER NO. FISCAL POLICY: EX ANTE AND EX POST. Dean Croushore. Professor of Economics and Rigsby Fellow, University of Richmond. quired by law to produce forecasts under the assumption of no changes in tax FISCAL POLICY: EX ANTE AND EX POST 5 nds that long-horizon revenue forecasts are biased upwards, but most other.

This perspective tends to miss the important understanding that the ex-ante and ex-post dimension of law making affects both the structure of law-making costs and the content of alternative classes of rules due to the differences in alternative sources of law in terms of information, agency, and adaptive efficiency.

Results for 'Uncertainty' (try it on Scholar We investigate the conflict between the ex ante and ex post criteria of social welfare in a new framework of ontological status of embryos and their developmental capabilities but on the specific criteria of rational decisions under uncertainty and on a cautious response to the ambiguous.

Feb 09,  · In spite of the difference between ex ante and ex post licensing, it is clear that most firms engage in both types of licensing. I take this fact as an indicator that firm-pair relationships—that is, their relationship in technology and product markets—are important to accurately explain the formation of ex ante and ex post licensing theinkreading.icu by: 6.

Ex ante- and ex post-IA work is important both now and as we prepare for the European elections of • MEPs want to be able to show that the EU can make - and is making - a positive difference for the citizen. • When the new Commission comes into office inthe Parliament will be in a .ante regulation with ex post liability rules.

The joint use of ex ante regulation and ex post liability ensures that the rm has a strict incentive to reveal its information. Then, (2) is a strict inequality.

Indeed, if it lies, the rm runs the risk of being caught ex post if a lawsuit is engaged and the true harm level is revealedA volume of studies of utilitarianism considered both as a theory of personal morality and a theory of public choice.

All but two of the papers have been commissioned especially for the volume, and between them they represent not only a wide range of arguments for and against utilitarianism but also a first-class selection of the most interesting and influential work in this very active area.