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Endowment Effect, Status Quo Bias and Contingent Valuation

  • Guido Ortona

    (Dipartimento delle Politiche Pubbliche e delle Scelte Collettive - Università del Piemonte Orientale, Alessandria)

  • Francesco Scacciati

    (Dipartimento di Economia - Univesità di Torino)

Contingent valuation of public goods (or bads) is strongly biased due to the endowment effect and/or the status quo bias.

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Article provided by Vita e Pensiero, Pubblicazioni dell'Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in its journal Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Sociali.

Volume (Year): 111 (2003)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 397-407

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Handle: RePEc:vep:journl:y:2003:v:111:i:3:p:397-407
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