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An Ordering Experiment.

Abstract:

Binary comparison operators form the basis of consumer set theory. If humans could only perform binary comparisons, the most efficient procedure a human might employ to make a complete preference ordering of n items would be a n log2n algorithm. But, if humans are capable of assigning each item an ordinal utility value, they are capable of implementing a more efficient linear algorithm. In this paper, we consider six incentive systems for ordering thre...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/S0167-2681(02)00050-1

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K. Fortson More by this author
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Publisher:
Elsevier Science B.V.
Journal:
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization Journal website
Volume:
50
Issue:
2
Publication date:
2003-02-05
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uuid:c1e44b34-8725-46ea-986d-624643b4c7a8
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14255
Language:
English

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