Nonlinear Utility Theory and Prospect Theory: Eliminating the Paradoxes of Linear Expected Utility Theory

  • Kazuhisa TakemuraEmail author


As introduced inthe previous chapter, expected utility theory has counter-examples called theAllais paradox (Allais, 1953) and Ellsberg’s paradox (Ellsberg, 1961), and we know that these counter-examples are related to independence axioms.


Nonlinear expected utility theory Non-additive probability Choquet integral Prospect theory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychologyWaseda UniversityTokyoJapan

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