Gender differences and dynamics in competition: The role of luck

In a real effort experiment with repeated competition we find striking differences in how the work effort of men and women responds to previous wins and losses. For women, losing per se is detrimental to productivity, but for men, a loss impacts negatively on productivity only when the prize at stak...

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Volume: 5
Main Author: Gill, David
Prowse, Victoria
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Hoboken, NJ Wiley 2014
published in: Quantitative Economics Vol. 5; no. 2; pp. 351 - 376
Data of publication: 2014
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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