# Mathematician:John Winsor Pratt

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## Mathematician

American mathematician who has made contributions to research in risk aversion theory.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: 11 September 1931 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

## Theorems and Definitions

Results named for **John Winsor Pratt** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1964:
*Risk Aversion in the Small and in the Large*(*Econometrica***Vol. 32**,*no. 1/2*: pp. 122 – 136) www.jstor.org/stable/1913738 - 1964:
*The Foundations of Decisions under Uncertainty: An Elementary Exposition*(*JASA***Vol. 59**: pp. 353 – 375) (with Howard Raiffa and Robert Schlaifer) www.jstor.org/stable/2282993 - 1965:
*Introduction to Statistical Decision Theory*(with Howard Raiffa and Robert Schlaifer)