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Prospect theory for continuous distributions: A preference foundation

  • Amit Kothiyal
  • Vitalie Spinu
  • Peter Wakker


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

Volume (Year): 42 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (June)
Pages: 195-210

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jrisku:v:42:y:2011:i:3:p:195-210
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