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Home | People | Aurélien Baillon

Aurélien Baillon

Research Fellow

Erasmus University Rotterdam
Research field
Behavioral Economics
Experimental Economics, Learning, Risk And Uncertainty


Aurélien Baillon is an associate professor of behavioral economics at the Erasmus School of Economics, at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research interests include behavioral economics, experimental economics, learning, risk and uncertainty. Aurélien published, among others, in the American Economic Journal (2011, twice), Journal of Risk and Uncertainty and Games and Behavior. His forthcoming publication is in the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics with TI fellow Han Bleichrodt. He received an NWO Veni grant (€ 250.000) in 2010. Learn more about Aurélien on his personal website.

Key publications

List of publications

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['id': '5b5dc5b5faffa90724a26291', 'identifier': 'Aurélien Baillon']. 2019. Testing constant absolute and relative ambiguity aversion. 5c607c7a2cfe9a6874029bc7, 181, 309--332

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Baillon,A. and Huang,Zhenxing and Selim,A. and Wakker,P.P.. 2018. Measuring Ambiguity Attitudes for All (Natural) Events. Econometrica, 86, 1839--1858

Baillon,A. and Emirmahmutoglu,A.. 2018. Zooming in on ambiguity attitudes. International Economic Review, 59

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Baillon,A. and Schlesinger,H. and van de Kuilen,G.. 2018. Measuring higher order ambiguity preferences. Experimental Economics, 21, 233--256

Baillon,A.. 2017. Prudence with respect to ambiguity. Economic Journal, 127, 1731--1755

Baillon,A. and Liu,N. and van Dolder,D.. 2017. Comparing Uncertainty Aversion towards Different Sources. Theory and Decision, 83, 1--18

Bleichrodt,H. and Baillon,A. and Huang,Z. and Potter van Loon,R.J.D.. 2017. Measuring ambiguity attitude: (extended) multiplier preferences for the American and the Dutch population. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 54, 269--281

Baillon,A. and Bleichrodt,H. and Liu,N. and Wakker,P.P.. 2016. Group Decision Rules and Group Rationality under Risk. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 52, 99--116

Baillon,A. and Koellinger,P.D. and Treffers,T.. 2016. Sadder but wiser: The effects of emotional states on ambiguity attitudes. Journal of Economic Psychology, 53, 67--82

Baillon,A. and Bleichrodt,H.. 2015. Testing ambiguity models through the measurement of probabilities for gains and losses. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 7, 77--100

Baillon,A. and Bleichrodt,H. and Cillo,A.. 2015. A Tailor-Made Test of Intransitive Choice. Operations Research, 63, 198--211

Baillon,A. and Cabantous,L. and Wakker,P.P.. 2012. Aggregating Imprecise or Conflicting Beliefs: An Experimental Investigation Using Modern Ambiguity Theories. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 44, 115--147

Baillon,A. and Driesen,B. and Wakker,P.P.. 2012. Relative Concave Utility for Risk and Ambiguity. Games and Economic Behavior, 75, 481--489

Abdellaoui,M. and Baillon,A. and Placido,L. and Wakker,P.P.. 2011. The Rich Domain of Uncertainty: Source Functions and Their Experimental Implementation.. American Economic Review, 101, 695--723

Baillon,A. and l'Haridon,O. and Placido,L.. 2011. Ambiguity Models and the Machina Paradoxes. American Economic Review, 101, 1547--1560