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Confidence in knowledge or confidence in the ability to learn

an experiment on the causal effects of beliefs on motivation

Mira Fischer (University of Cologne), Dirk Sliwka (University of Cologne and IZA) ; IZA, Institute of Labor Economics

Previous research has shown that feedback about past performance has ambiguous effects on subsequent performance. We argue that feedback affects beliefs in different dimensions – namely beliefs about the level of human capital and beliefs about the ability to learn – and this may explain some of the...

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Main Author: Fischer, Mira
Sliwka, Dirk
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : February 2018
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (41 Seiten) : Diagramme
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 11327
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT019603649 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn