Oxford University Press (2013)

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Lara Buchak
Princeton University
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Lara Buchak sets out a new account of rational decision-making in the face of risk. She argues that the orthodox view is too narrow, and suggests an alternative, more permissive theory: one that allows individuals to pay attention to the worst-case or best-case scenario, and vindicates the ordinary decision-maker.
Keywords decision theory  risk  expected utility  risk-weighted expected utility  rationality  instrumental rationality  behavioral economics
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