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Defending Expected Utility Theory: Comment

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  • Richard Watt, 2002. "Defending Expected Utility Theory: Comment," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 16(2), pages 227-229, Spring.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:jecper:v:16:y:2002:i:2:p:227-229
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