Women are not always less competitive than men: evidence from Come Dine with Me
AbstractAre women less competitive than men? Many experimental and nonexperimental studies have documented gender differences in competitiveness. This article presents the results from a study that examines gender differences in competitiveness in the television show Come Dine with Me. It is a cooking show in which amateur chefs compete against each other for a cash prize. The show provides an unusual opportunity to study gender differences in a high-stakes game environment. The results demonstrate that there are no gender differences in competitiveness.
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Volume (Year): 18 (2011)
Issue (Month): 12 ()
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- Werner Bönte, 2014. "Gender differences in competitive preferences: new cross-country empirical evidence," Schumpeter Discussion Papers SDP14008, Universitätsbibliothek Wuppertal, University Library.
- David Schüller & Thorsten Upmann, 2013. "When Focal Points are Out of Focus: A Game-Theoretic Analysis of Come Dine with Me," CESifo Working Paper Series 4138, CESifo Group Munich.
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