Differences Between Prospect Theory and Utility Theory Questions Questions

Please answer these 6 questions based on the reading attached below.

  1. What are the main differences between prospect theory and utility theory? What are some problems facing each of the theories?
  2. What is the endowment effect? Provide an example not discussed in the reading
  3. What is the fourfold pattern of preferences?

Part 5. Questions

  1. Explain the differences between the kind of utility moral philosophers like Jeremy Bentham discuss and the kind of utility that economists and decision theorists discuss.
  2. What are some on the main take-aways from Kahneman’s discussion of the experiencing self and the remembering self with respect to the sensation of pain?
  3. Considering the recent findings about the psychology of memory, how might this change our decision making when planning a vacation (if at all)?