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On the Robustness of the Winner’s Curse Phenomenon

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  • Brit Grosskopf

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  • Yoella Bereby-Meyer
  • Max Bazerman

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Volume (Year): 63 (2007)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 389-418

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Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:63:y:2007:i:4:p:389-418

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Keywords: winner’s curse; asymmetric information; cognitive learning; C78; C91;

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  3. Gary Charness & Dan Levin, 2009. "The Origin of the Winner's Curse: A Laboratory Study," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 1(1), pages 207-36, February.
  4. Nadine Chlaß, 2011. "On Individual Cursedness - How personality shapes individuals' sensitivity to incur a winner's curse -," Jena Economic Research Papers 2011-027, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Max-Planck-Institute of Economics.
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  6. Charness, Gary B & Levin, Dan, 2007. "The Origin of the Winner’s Curse: A Laboratory Study," University of California at Santa Barbara, Economics Working Paper Series qt8g88c6ww, Department of Economics, UC Santa Barbara.
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