Theory and Decision

, Volume 29, Issue 2, pp 119–132 | Cite as

Under stochastic dominance Choquet-expected utility and anticipated utility are identical

  • Peter Wakker


The aim of this paper is to convince the reader that Choquet-expected utility, as initiated by Schmeidler (1982, 1989) for decision making under uncertainty, when formulated for decision making under risk naturally leads to anticipated utility, as initiated by Quiggin/Yaari. Thus the two generalizations of expected utility in fact are one.


Nonadditive probabilities decision making under risk decision making under uncertainty prospect theory Choquet-expected utility anticipated utility rank-dependent utility cumulative utility comonotonicity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Wakker
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  1. 1.University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen Institute for Cognition research and Information technology (NICI)NijmegenThe Netherlands

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