Economic Theory

, Volume 45, Issue 1–2, pp 291–302 | Cite as

Agreeing to disagree in a countable space of equiprobable states of nature

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Abstract

An example is given in which agents agree to disagree in a countable space of equiprobable states of nature. Even in this unorthodox setting, if the sets of the information partitions are intervals, an agreement theorem holds. A result that describes the margin for disagreement is also obtained.

Keywords

Agreeing to disagree Interactive epistemology Theory of probability Countable additivity Bounded rationality 

JEL Classification

C70 D82 D84 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CEMPRE and Faculdade de EconomiaUniversidade do PortoPortoPortugal

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