## Decision analysis: introductory lectures on choices under uncertaintyYou basic problem; Analysis of your basic problem; Uncertain payoffs and biased measurements; Utility theory or what to do about non-EMV'ers; Use of judgmental probability; The normal form of analysis; More on the economics of sampling; Risk sharing and group decision; The art of implementation and general critique; Further perspective and a guide to the literature. |

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Your Basic Problem | 1 |

Analysis of Your Basic Problem | 7 |

Summary and generalization | 33 |

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