Overconfidence, omens and gender heterogeneity: Results from a field experiment

•We run an experiment to investigate whether overconfidence is affected by superstition.•We find heterogeneous effects according to gender.•Females are affected exclusively by unlucky numbers.•Males react to lucky numbers, but they do not react to unlucky numbers. We investigate whether overconfiden...

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Volume: 45
Main Author: De Paola, Maria
Gioia, Francesca
Scoppa, Vincenzo
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.12.2014
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Elsevier
published in: Journal of economic psychology Vol. 45; pp. 237 - 252
ORCID: 0000-0002-2774-0258
Data of publication: December 2014
ISSN: 0167-4870
1872-7719
EISSN: 1872-7719
Discipline: Economics
Psychology
Business
Subjects:
D03
D0
D83
Sex
Online Access: available in Bonn?
CODEN: JEPSDN
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 2014
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