Changing one’s mind? Updating of beliefs among women in rural India

Maertens, Annemie and Ksoll, Christopher (2015) Changing one’s mind? Updating of beliefs among women in rural India. Economic and Political Weekly, 50 (50). pp. 73-76. ISSN 0012-9976

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Abstract

How do people reassess their beliefs in the light of new information? Do people follow the Bayesian rule of utility maximisation? Or are there other aspects that people take into account when updating their beliefs? In order to better understand this process, experiments were conducted amongst rural women in Uttar Pradesh.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > Economics
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Depositing User: Joy Blake
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2016 14:14
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2017 11:14
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/62276

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