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 Amit  Kothiyal
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Amit Kothiyal

Adjunct Faculty in Operations Management, Quantitative Methods and Information Systems


  • Ph.D. - Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Research Interests
  • Decision Theory
  • Machine Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Decision Analysis Publication Award
  • INFORMS Annual Meeting November 2016
  • l'Haridon, Olivier, Ferdinand M. Vieider, Diego Aycinena, Agustinus Bandur, Alexis Belianin, Lubomir Cingl, Amit Kothiyal, and Peter Martinsson ``Off the Charts: Massive Unexplained Heterogeneity in a Global Study of Ambiguity Attitudes.'' Review of Economics and Statistics forthcoming
  • Bleichrodt, Han, Martin Filko, Amit Kothiyal, & Peter P. Wakker (2017) "Making Case-Based Decision Theory Directly Observable," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics 9, 123-151
  • Simsek, O., Algorta, S., & Kothiyal, A. (2016). ''Why Most Decisions Are Easy in Tetris—And Perhaps in Other Sequential Decision Problems, As Well.'' In Proceedings of the Thirty-Third International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML)
  • Kothiyal, A., Spinu V., & Wakker P. P. (2014). ``Average Utility: A Preference Foundation.'' Operations Research 62, 207-218
  • Analytis, P. P., Kothiyal, A., & Katsikopoulos, K. V. (2014). ``Multi-attribute utility models as cognitive search engines.'' Judgment and Decision Making 9(5), 403-419
  • Neth, H., Meder, B., Kothiyal, A., & Gigerenzer, G. (2014). ``Homo Heuristicus in the financial world: From risk management to managing uncertainty.'' Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions 7(2), 134–144
  • Kothiyal, A., Spinu V., & Wakker P. P. (2014). ``An Experimental Test of Prospect Theory for Predicting Choice under Ambiguity.'' Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 48, 1-17
  • Aikman, D., Galesic, M., Gigerenzer, G., Kapadia, S., Katsikopoulos, K., Kothiyal, A., Murphy, E., & Neumann, T. (2014). ``Taking uncertainty seriously: Simplicity versus complexity in financial regulation'' (Financial Stability Paper/ Bank of England No. 28). London: Bank of England
  • Bleichrodt, H., Kothiyal A., Prelec P., & Wakker P. P. (2013). ``Compound Invariance Implies Prospect Theory for Simple Prospects.'' Journal of Mathematical Psychology 57, 68-77. Kothiyal, A., Spinu V., & Wakker P. P. (2011). ``Prospect Theory for Continuous Distributions: A Preference Foundation.'' Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 42, 195-210
  • Kothiyal, A., Spinu V., & Wakker P. P. (2011).``Comonotonic Proper Scoring Rules to Measure Ambiguity and Subjective Beliefs.'' Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis 17, 101-113