|Institutions Harvard University|
Doctoral advisor Samuel Karlin
|Name John Pratt|
Alma mater Stanford University
|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
John w pratt dividing the indivisible using simple symmetry to partition variance explained
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.