Axiomatic Theories of Choice, Cardinal Utility and Subjective Probability: a review

  • Jacques H. Drèze
Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)


Most of the papers collected in this volume rely, explicitly or implicitly, upon (i) a formal description of uncertainty situations in terms of the concepts of events, acts and consequences; and (ii) an axiomatic theory of individual choices, which justifies the representation of preferences among acts by their expected utility.


Group Decision Axiomatic Theory Conditional Preference Primitive Concept Commodity Space 
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  • Jacques H. Drèze
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  1. 1.CORELouvainBelgium

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