Optimal Decisions and Management Models

  • Jati K. Sengupta
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Decisions characterized as optimal are relative to the model specified and utilized. But models are merely theoretical constructs, which at best are approximations of the real world. Even as approximation, models need updating with increasing information and even revision, if the underlying environment has changed. In a dynamic environment when information becomes available only sequentially, risk plays a more active role and hence the need for characterizing optimal decisions becomes all the more important.


Risk Aversion Optimal Decision Differential Game Economic Planning Basic Feasible Solution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jati K. Sengupta
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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of CaliforniaSanta BarbaraUSA

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