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Risk preference, ambiguity aversion and technology choice: Experimental and survey evidence from rural peru

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  • Jim Engle-Warnick
  • Javier Escobal
  • Sonia Laszlo

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Paper provided by The Field Experiments Website in its series Artefactual Field Experiments with number 00042.

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  1. Foster, Andrew D & Rosenzweig, Mark R, 1995. "Learning by Doing and Learning from Others: Human Capital and Technical Change in Agriculture," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 103(6), pages 1176-1209, December.
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  7. Jim Engle-Warnick & Javier Escobal & Sonia Laszlo, 2005. "The Effect of an Additional Alternative on Measured Risk Preferences in a Field Experiment," Experimental, EconWPA 0511003, EconWPA.
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  1. Juan Camilo Cardenas & Jeffrey Carpenter, 2008. "Behavioural Development Economics: Lessons from Field Labs in the Developing World," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(3), pages 311-338.

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