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Prospect theory for continuous distributions

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  • Marc Rieger

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  • Mei Wang

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Risk and Uncertainty.

    Volume (Year): 36 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 83-102

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jrisku:v:36:y:2008:i:1:p:83-102

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    Keywords: Prospect theory; Cumulative prospect theory; Continuity; Probability weighting; First-order stochastic dominance; D81;

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    8. Schoemaker, Paul J H, 1982. "The Expected Utility Model: Its Variants, Purposes, Evidence and Limitations," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 20(2), pages 529-63, June.
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    1. Rieger, Marc Oliver, 2014. "Evolutionary stability of prospect theory preferences," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 50(C), pages 1-11.
    2. Connors, Richard D. & Sumalee, Agachai, 2009. "A network equilibrium model with travellers' perception of stochastic travel times," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, Elsevier, vol. 43(6), pages 614-624, July.
    3. G├╝rtler, Marc & Stolpe, Julia, 2011. "Piecewise continuous cumulative prospect theory and behavioral financial engineering," Working Papers IF37V1, Technische Universit├Ąt Braunschweig, Institute of Finance.
    4. Amit Kothiyal & Vitalie Spinu & Peter Wakker, 2011. "Prospect theory for continuous distributions: A preference foundation," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 42(3), pages 195-210, June.

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