Risk-taking tournaments – Theory and experimental evidence

We study risk-taking behavior in a simple two person tournament in a theoretical model as well as a laboratory experiment. First, a model is analyzed in which two agents simultaneously decide between a risky and a safe strategy and we allow for all possible degrees of correlation between the outcome...

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Volume: 31
Main Author: Nieken, Petra
Sliwka, Dirk
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 2010
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Elsevier
published in: Journal of economic psychology Vol. 31; no. 3; pp. 254 - 268
Data of publication: 2010
ISSN: 0167-4870
1872-7719
EISSN: 1872-7719
Discipline: Economics
Psychology
Business
Series: Journal of Economic Psychology
Subjects:
D23
M51
C91
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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