Stability of risk attitudes and media coverage of economic news

This paper investigates the impact of exogenous changes in individuals' perceived economic environment on their self-stated risk attitudes by exploiting changes in media coverage of economic news. We use information on risk attitudes from the German Socioeconomic Panel and combine it with data...

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Volume: 824
Main Author: Tausch, Franziska
Zumbuehl, Maria
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Berlin Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) 2016
published in: SOEPpapers on Multidisciplinary Panel Data Research Vol. 824
Data of publication: 2016
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Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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