Alexander Zimper is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Economics. He holds a
Doctoral degree in Economics from the University of Mannheim, Germany. Before
joining the UCT in 2006, he researched within the Sonderforschungsbereich 504,
University of Mannheim, on decision making under ambiguity.
- Guerdjikova, A. and A. Zimper (2007) Flexibility of choice versus
reduction of ambiguity, Social Choice and Welfare, accepted.
- Schmidt, U. and A. Zimper (2007) Security- and potential level
preferences with thresholds, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, accepted.
- Zimper, A. (2007) Strategic games with security- and potential level
players, Theory and Decision, forthcoming.
- Zimper, A. (2007) A fixed point characterization of the
dominance-solvability of lattice games with strategic substitutes,
International Journal of Game Theory, forthcoming.
- Zimper, A. (2006) Assessing the likelihood of panic-based bank runs, The
B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics: Vol. 6: Iss. 1 (Contributions),
- Zimper, A. (2006) Uniqueness conditions for strongly point-rationalizable
solutions to games with metrizable strategy sets, Journal of Mathematical
Economics, 42, 729-751.
- Ludwig, A. and A. Zimper (2006) Investment behavior under ambiguity: The
case of pessimistic decision makers, Mathematical Social Sciences, 52,
- Zimper, A. (2005) A note on the equivalence of rationalizability
concepts in generalized nice games, International Game Theory Review,
- Ludwig, A. and A. Zimper (2006) Rational expectations and ambiguity: A
comment on Abel (2002), Economics Bulletin, 4(2), 1-15.
- Zimper, A. (2005) Equivalence between best responses and undominated
strategies: A generalization from finite to compact strategy sets, Economics
Bulletin, 3(7), 1-6.
Selected Research Papers:
- An epistemic model of an agent who does not reflect on reasoning
processes, resubmitted to Mathematical Social Sciences
- Download Alexander's CV here (.DOC)
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