Measuring Risk Attitudes in a Natural Experiment: Data from The Television Game Show LINGO
AbstractWe use data from a television game show involving elementary lotteries and sSubstantial prize money as a natural experiment to measure risk attitudes.We find robust evidence of substantial risk aversion.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Southern California - School of Business Administration in its series Papers with number 98-48.
Length: 45 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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RISK ; DECISION MAKING ; EXPERIMENTS;
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- Beetsma, Roel M W J & Schotman, Peter C, 2001. "Measuring Risk Attitudes in a Natural Experiment: Data from the Television Game Show Lingo," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 111(474), pages 821-48, October.
- Beetsma, Roel & Schotman, Peter C, 1998. "Measuring Risk Attitudes in a Natural Experiment: Data from the Television Game Show LINGO," CEPR Discussion Papers 1893, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
- C90 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - General
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