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Theory and Decision

Theory and Decision

An International Journal for Multidisciplinary Advances in Decision Science

Editor-in-Chief: Mohammed Abdellaoui

ISSN: 0040-5833 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-7187 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11238

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Honorary Board Members:

Gerald L. Eberlein
Alex C. Michalos
Bertrand R. Munier


Mohammed Abdellaoui
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) & HEC-Paris, France

Board of Coordinating Editors:

Rabah Amir, The University of Iowa, USA
Paul Anand, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
Aurélien Baillon, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Pavlo Blavatskyy, Montpellier Business School, France
Han Bleichrodt, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Mikaёl Cozic, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France 
Eric Danan, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France
Franz Dietrich, CNRS, Paris, France & University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Michalis Drouvelis, University of Birmingham, UK
Jürgen Eichberger, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Josep Freixas, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Manresa, Spain
Thibault Gajdos, CNRS, Marseille, France
Kjell Hausken, University of Stavanger, Norway
Takahi Hayashi, University of Glasgow, UK
Nicolas Jacquemet, Paris School of Economics, France
Victor Richmond Jose, Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA
Xiao Luo, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Serguei Kaniovski, Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO), Vienna, Austria
Christian Klamler, University of Graz, Austria
Gijs van de Kuilen, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Sujoy Mukerji, Oxford University, UK
Antonio Nicolò, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy & University of Manchester, UK
Jörg Oechssler, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Lionel Page, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Ron Peretz, London School of Economics, UK
Marc Pirlot, Faculté Polytechnique de Mons, Belgium
Marcus Pivato, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France
Arno M. Riedl, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands
Gil Riella, Fundação Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo, Brazil
Darrell P. Rowbottom, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
L.P. Santos-Pinto, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Ipek Özkal Sanver, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey
M. Remzi Sanver, CNRS & LAMSADE, Paris-Dauphine University, France
Shin Sato, Fukuoka University, Japan
Marco Scarsini, LUISS, Rome, Italy
Ulrich Schmidt, University of Kiel, Germany
Barry Sopher, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA
Jack Stecher, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada
Olivier Tercieux, Paris School of Economics, France
Tristan Tomala, HEC Paris, France
Peter P. Wakker, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
George Wu, University of Chicago, USA
Licun Xue, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Horst Zank, University of Manchester, UK
Songfa Zhong, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Daniel Zizzo, Newcastle University Business School, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Board of Consulting Editors:

Denis Bouyssou, Paris-Dauphine University, France
Steven J. Brams,
NYU, New York, USA
Mario Bunge, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Michele Cohen, Université de Paris 1, France
Jon Elster, Columbia University, New York, USA
Edi Karni, The John Hopkins University, Baltimore,USA
Pekka J. Korhonen, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
Hans Lenk, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
Isaac Levi, Columbia University, New York, USA
Mark J. Machina, University of California, San Diego,USA
Philippe Mongin, CNRS and HEC Paris, France
Aldo Montesano, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
Jean-Pierre Ponssard, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
Bernard Roy, Paris-Dauphine University, France
Amartya Sen, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Melvin F. Shakun, NYU Stern, New York, USA
Heinz-J. Skala, University of Paderborn, Germany
Brian Skyrms, University of California, Irvine, USA
Robert Sugden, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
Philippe Vincke, ULB, Brussels, Belgium
Martin Weber, University of Mannheim, Germany

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    Aims and Scope


    The field of decision has been investigated from many sides. However, research programs relevant to decision making in psychology, management science, economics, the theory of games, statistics, operations research, artificial intelligence, cognitive science and analytical philosophy have remained separate. Theory and Decision is devoted to all aspects of decision making belonging to such programs, but addresses also possible cross-fertilizations between these disciplines which would represent effective advances in knowledge. The purpose of the journal is to let the engineering of choice gradually emerge both for individual and for collective decision making. Formalized treatments will be favoured, to the extent that they provide new insights into the issues raised and an appropriate modeling of the situation considered. Due to its growing importance, expermentation in decision making as well as its links to the cognitive sciences will be granted special attention by Theory and Decision.

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    Preference and belief modeling,
    Experimental decision making under risk or under uncertainty,
    Decision analysis, multicriteria decision modeling,
    Game theory, negotiation theory, collective decision making, social choice,
    Rationality, cognitive processes and interactive decision making,
    Methodology of the decision sciences.

    Applications to various problems in management and organization science, economics and finance, computer-supported decision schemes, will be welcome as long as they bear on sufficiently general cases. Analysis of actual decision making processes are also relevant topics for the journal, whether pertaining to individual, collective or negotiatory approaches; to private decisions or public policies; to operations or to strategic choices.

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