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The ostrich effect: Selective attention to information

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  • Niklas Karlsson

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  • George Loewenstein

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  • Duane Seppi

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  • Niklas Karlsson & George Loewenstein & Duane Seppi, 2009. "The ostrich effect: Selective attention to information," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 38(2), pages 95-115, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jrisku:v:38:y:2009:i:2:p:95-115
    DOI: 10.1007/s11166-009-9060-6
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    Keywords

    Selective exposure; Attention; Investor behavior; D81; D83;

    JEL classification:

    • D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
    • D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness

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