Edited by Frank Whelon Wayman, Paul R. Williamson, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Solomon Polachek
Chapter 5: Properly discounting the future: using predictions in an uncertain world
In this chapter, we have chosen to address a broad issue concerning social prediction, namely concerning the role of utility. First, we present some new work concerning the temporal discounting of utility. This work then provides one piece in a more general context of additional comments regarding the limitations and proper use of the utility concept.
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