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    • Freedom of choice: John Stuart Mill and the tree of life 

      Alcalde Unzu, Jorge Upna; Ballester Oyarzun, Miguel Ángel Upna; Nieto Vázquez, Jorge Upna (Springer-Verlag, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This essay deals with the notion and content of freedom of choice proposing a new set up and a new family of measures for this concept which is, indeed, an ethical value of paramount importance in a well ordered and open ...
    • Minimal bools of rationales 

      Apesteguía, José Upna; Ballester Oyarzun, Miguel Ángel Upna (2005)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Kalai, Rubinstein, and Spiegler (2002) propose the rationalization of choice functions that violate the “independence of irrelevant alternatives” axiom through a collection (book) of linear orders (rationales). In this ...
    • On the equivalence of the two existing extensions of the leximax criterion to the infinite case 

      Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna; Ballester Oyarzun, Miguel Ángel Upna; Besada, M.; Miguel, J. R. de; Nieto Vázquez, Jorge Upna; Vázquez, C. (2006)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      Using a common framework, we consider the two existing extensions of the leximax criterion to infinite environments (Arlegi et al. (2005) and Ballester and De Miguel (2003), and show that, though the respective definitions ...
    • Ranking opportunity profiles through dependent evaluation of policies 

      Alcalde Unzu, Jorge Upna; Ballester Oyarzun, Miguel Ángel Upna (Springer US, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Rankings to evaluate opportunity distributions present in most of the literature judge a policy (change from one distribution of opportunities to another) on the basis of the changes created and, thus, independently ...
    • A theory of reference dependent behavior 

      Apesteguía, José Upna; Ballester Oyarzun, Miguel Ángel Upna (2004)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      There is extensive field and experimental evidence in a wide variety of environments showing that behavior depends on a reference point. This paper provides an axiomatic characterization for such behavior. Our approach is ...
    • Uncertainty with ordinal likelihood information 

      Alcalde Unzu, Jorge Upna; Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna; Ballester Oyarzun, Miguel Ángel Upna (Springer-Verlag, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We present a model that is closely related to the so-called models of choice under complete uncertainty, in which the agent has no information about the probability of the outcomes. There are two approaches within the said ...
    • Variable population egalitarian ethics and the critical-level: a note 

      Arlegi Pérez, Ricardo Upna; Ballester Oyarzun, Miguel Ángel Upna; Nieto Vázquez, Jorge Upna (2000)   Documento de trabajo / Lan gaiak  OpenAccess
      This paper explores the introduction of a variable critical-level in a variable population context. We focus the attention on the “Critical-Level Egalitarian Rule”, a social evaluation procedure which compares two social ...