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Know Thyself: Competence and Self-awareness

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  • Paul Ferraro

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Article provided by International Atlantic Economic Society in its journal Atlantic Economic Journal.

Volume (Year): 38 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 183-196

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Handle: RePEc:kap:atlecj:v:38:y:2010:i:2:p:183-196

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Keywords: Overconfidence; Competence; Asymmetric information; Gender; Economic experiment; C93; D82;

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  1. Ryvkin, Dmitry & Krajč, Marian & Ortmann, Andreas, 2012. "Are the unskilled doomed to remain unaware?," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 33(5), pages 1012-1031.
  2. Philip Brookins & Adriana Lucas & Dmitry Ryvkin, 2014. "Reducing within-group overconfidence through group identity and between-group confidence judgments," Working Papers wp2014_02_01, Department of Economics, Florida State University, revised Feb 2014.
  3. Schlösser, Thomas & Dunning, David & Johnson, Kerri L. & Kruger, Justin, 2013. "How unaware are the unskilled? Empirical tests of the “signal extraction” counterexplanation for the Dunning–Kruger effect in self-evaluation of performance," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 39(C), pages 85-100.

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