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Quality of Life and Prospect Theory

July 12, 2016

Via: Healthcare Economist

Prospect theory states that individuals view transactions relative to a fixed reference point.  Individuals are risk averse for gains (i.e., they would prefer $10 for sure over a 50/50 of winning $0 or $20) but risk loving over losses (i.e., they […]