Generalized type spaces

Pintér, Miklós and Udvari, Zsolt (2012) Generalized type spaces. Working Paper. Corvinus Univeristy of Budapest, Budapest. (Unpublished)

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Ordinary type spaces (Heifetz and Samet, 1998) are essential ingredients of incomplete information games. With ordinary type spaces one can grab the notions of beliefs, belief hierarchies and common prior etc. However, ordinary type spaces cannot handle the notions of finite belief hierarchy and unawareness among others. In this paper we consider a generalization of ordinary type spaces, and introduce the so called generalized type spaces which can grab all notions ordinary type spaces can and more, finite belief hierarchies and unawareness among others. We also demonstrate that the universal generalized type space exists.

Item Type:Monograph (Working Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:type space, unawareness, finite belief hierarchy, generalized type space, generalized belief hierarchy, incomplete information games, JEL codes: C72, D83
Subjects:Mathematics, Econometrics
Funders:Janos Bolyai Research Scholarship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, OTKA
ID Code:623
Deposited By: Ádám Hoffmann
Deposited On:09 May 2012 09:09
Last Modified:09 May 2012 09:09

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