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Uncertainty Aversion Vs. Competence: An Experimental Market Study

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  • Carmela Mauro

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Volume (Year): 64 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (March)
Pages: 301-331

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Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:64:y:2008:i:2:p:301-331

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Keywords: ambiguity; competence; double auction; experiments; markets; D81; C91;

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  1. Carmela Di Mauro & Massimo Finocchiaro Castro, 2011. "Kindness, confusion, or … ambiguity?," Experimental Economics, Springer, vol. 14(4), pages 611-633, November.
  2. Jonathan E. Alevy, 2011. "Ambiguity in Individual Choice and Market Environments: On the Importance of Comparative Ignorance," Working Papers 2011-04, University of Alaska Anchorage, Department of Economics.
  3. Aurélien Baillon & Han Bleichrodt & Umut Keskin & Olivier L'Haridon & Author-Name: Chen Li, 2013. "Learning under ambiguity: An experiment using initial public offerings on a stock market," Economics Working Paper Archive (University of Rennes 1 & University of Caen) 201331, Center for Research in Economics and Management (CREM), University of Rennes 1, University of Caen and CNRS.

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