|Alma mater||Tel Aviv University|
|Institutions||Tel Aviv University|
|Doctoral advisor||David Schmeidler|
|Doctoral students||Akihiko Matsui|
|Information at IDEAS / RePEc|
Itzhak Gilboa (born February 3, 1963 in Tel Aviv) is an Israeli economist with contributions in decision theory. After obtaining his BA in Mathematics and Economics from Tel Aviv University, he earned his Ph.D in 1987 under the supervision of David Schmeidler. He currently holds a visiting professorship at Yale University and HEC Paris.
His work include the theory of Maxmin Expected Utility with David Schmeidler. This theory explains individual attitudes towards ambiguity that are consistent with the Ellsberg paradox.