Camerer, C. Prospect Theory in the Wild.
Expected Utility: gambles with risky outcomes, xi, with probabilities, pi, are valued by piu(xi) Prospect Theory: gambles are valued by piv(xi-r);
(p) weights probabilities nonlinearly, overweighting small probabi
Economics 3933: Behavioral Economics Spring 2011 Professor: John Hamman Office: 262 Bellamy, 645-9290 Email: email@example.com Overview:
This course explores the connections between economics and other social sciences, primarily psychology. Recent developme
Ryan Wisneski ECO3933 January 31st, 2011 1. Give 1 example of a reference point that is not drawn from expectations When we look at expectations we see the most likely event to happen in a case of uncertainty. These expectations can, or cant not, be reali
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