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John W Pratt

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Institutions  Harvard University
Doctoral advisor  Samuel Karlin
Name  John Pratt
Alma mater  Stanford University

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Thesis  Some Results in the Decision Theory of One-Parameter Multivariate Polya-Type Distributions (1956)
Education  Stanford University (1955–1956)
Books  Introduction to Statistical Decision Theory, Concepts of Nonparametric Theory
Awards  Guggenheim Fellowship for Social Sciences, US & Canada
Similar People  Richard Zeckhauser, Robert Schlaifer, Howard Raiffa

Doctoral students  Michael R. Powers

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John Winsor Pratt (born 1931) is Emeritus William Ziegler professor business administration at Harvard University. He has made contributions to research in risk aversion theory, notably with Kenneth Arrow on measures of risk aversion.

In 1962 he was elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

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