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Economics 326: Expected Utility and the Economics of Uncertainty Ethan Kaplan October 3, 2012. The expected utility hypothesis is a popular concept in economics, game theory and decision theory that serves as a reference guide for judging decisions involving uncertainty. In the second chapter, Expected Utility Theory is thoroughly analysed basing on the original publication of von Neumann and Morgenstern (Von Neumann and Morgenstern, 1953). 0000003942 00000 n 0000000016 00000 n Remarkably, they viewed the development of the expected utility model 6.In the case of \(\rho =\infty \), restricting our attention to the set of measurable pure alternatives, Sect. ˘ ˇ ˆ ˙ ˝˛ 2 ˚=˙ ˚ C F J 455 ˚ Created Date: 10/8/2001 12:06:06 PM 1135 0 obj <>stream 0000004404 00000 n 0000020717 00000 n 0000006538 00000 n In reality, uncertainty is usually subjective. 7 shows that our theory exhibits a form of the classical EU theory. �Զ����s8J�gX����l� �Z��'@rpV"��Ȉ�p �(v���Y{�5��R��Q����G���m�o�ƍѽ���W����ϞF����^FOž��^Kg�`v�#S��n���!^�ڡ��f4_�ӏ�mu�sRy�t�?���x�3��ST�ϓ���R��BY��S!F6��q��R�A*SY!_���#I4l��ufPڮ��'y�Y5���O�~��f�DL��e�-Fޮv���$M� ���Y�%:c�7�H/W�^�~�����@پ�W�Y��O)2�~���)~ٍ�NЦ;�T9��q"h���qO'�t�f� ��rg�c��z� =����E!zK�{D�R̺���@��� R�u4i�oYEj��" ���\!�N��E�ۤ Ӌ4kx��(���Q���5�\�&F�hO�d����($�āo ��8mG$���˝/�4eYC�Y]����M"MUR 7�YSe**�_�P+��Y �2g�J���?��N�jZ�~/��x�~�)\���j�g�/��'��H�8���G�d1��^*"��F�=���-���}E�H�,z��0 � 0000475673 00000 n 0000009177 00000 n endstream endobj 1122 0 obj <>stream • Expected utility allows people to compare gambles • Given two gambles, we assume people prefer the situation that generates the greatest expected utility – People maximize expected utility 18 Example • Job A: certain income of $50K • Job B: 50% chance of $10K and 50% chance of $90K • Expected income is the same ($50K) but in one case, the expected utility theory that predicts an equal increase, of 0.01U(w) in both cases, U being the utility function. 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Economics 326: Expected Utility and the Economics of Uncertainty Ethan Kaplan October 3, 2012. The expected utility hypothesis is a popular concept in economics, game theory and decision theory that serves as a reference guide for judging decisions involving uncertainty. 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