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Utility and Probability

  • Editors
  • John Eatwell
  • Murray Milgate
  • Peter Newman

Part of the The New Palgrave book series (NPA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Douglas Blair
    Pages 1-2
  3. Maurice Allais
    Pages 3-9
  4. D. V. Lindley
    Pages 10-11
  5. S. L. Zabell
    Pages 12-14
  6. Herbert A. Simon
    Pages 15-18
  7. Xavier Freixas
    Pages 19-21
  8. Zvi Safra
    Pages 22-24
  9. Peter Newman
    Pages 38-69
  10. David Schmeidler, Peter Wakker
    Pages 70-78
  11. Mark J. Machina
    Pages 79-95
  12. Giancarlo Gandolfo
    Pages 96-98
  13. Jürg Niehans
    Pages 99-107
  14. Larry G. Epstein
    Pages 108-115
  15. Paul W. Humphreys
    Pages 116-120
  16. Peter C. Fishburn
    Pages 121-127
  17. John C. Harsanyi
    Pages 128-133
  18. C. Blackorby
    Pages 134-135
  19. Mordecai Kurz
    Pages 136-141
  20. C. Blackorby
    Pages 142-143
  21. Margaret Bray
    Pages 144-148
  22. Georg Henrik von Wright
    Pages 149-156
  23. Edi Karni
    Pages 157-160
  24. C. Blackorby
    Pages 161-162
  25. Ian Hacking
    Pages 163-177
  26. Charles R. Plott
    Pages 178-185
  27. Peter Newman
    Pages 186-197
  28. Amartya Sen
    Pages 198-216
  29. Peter C. Fishburn
    Pages 217-226
  30. Mark J. Machina, Michael Rothschild
    Pages 227-239
  31. I. Richard Savage
    Pages 240-241
  32. Edi Karni
    Pages 242-247
  33. H. M. Polemarchakis
    Pages 248-250
  34. Haim Levy
    Pages 251-254
  35. I. J. Good
    Pages 255-269
  36. Murray N. Rothbard
    Pages 270-275
  37. Wayne Shafer
    Pages 276-279
  38. Peter J. Hammond
    Pages 280-294
  39. R. D. Collison Black
    Pages 295-302
  40. Peter C. Fishburn
    Pages 303-312
  41. Back Matter
    Pages 313-319

About this book

Introduction

This is an excerpt from the 4-volume dictionary of economics, a reference book which aims to define the subject of economics today. 1300 subject entries in the complete work cover the broad themes of economic theory. This extract concentrates on utility and probability.

Keywords

bounded rationality decision theory economic theory economics Hermann Heinrich Gossen utility theory

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