Learning and dropout in contests: an experimental approach

We design an experiment to study investment behavior in different repeated contest settings, varying the uncertainty of the outcomes and the number of participants in contests. We find decreasing over-expenditures and a higher rate of 'dropout' in contests with high uncertainty over outcom...

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Volume: 90
Main Author: Fallucchi, Francesco
Niederreiter, Jan
Riccaboni, Massimo
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: DORDRECHT SPRINGER 01.03.2021
published in: Theory and decision Vol. 90; no. 2; pp. 245 - 278
ORCID: 0000-0001-5502-4358
Data of publication: 2021-03-01
ISSN: 0040-5833
EISSN: 1573-7187
Discipline: Economics
Social Sciences (General)
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
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