Family background, self-confidence and economic outcomes

In this paper we analyze the role played by self-confidence, modeled as beliefs about one's ability, in shaping task choices. We propose a model in which fully rational agents exploit all the available information to update their beliefs using Bayes' rule, eventually learning their true ty...

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Volume: 6117
Main Author: Filippin, Antonio
Paccagnella, Marco
Format: Book
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn IZA 2011
Data of publication: 2011
Series: Discussion paper series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit
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