A Structural Analysis of Disappointment Aversion in a Real Effort Competition

We develop a novel computerized real effort task, based on moving sliders across a screen, to test experimentally whether agents are disappointment averse when they compete in a real effort sequentialmove tournament We predict that a disappointment averse agent, who is loss averse around her endogen...

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Volume: 102
Main Author: David Gill
Victoria Prowse
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 01.02.2012
AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
published in: The American economic review Vol. 102; no. 1; pp. 469 - 503
ORCID: 0000-0002-6055-3788
Data of publication: 20120201
ISSN: 0002-8282
1944-7981
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
Law
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