Overconfident people are more exposed to “black swan” events: A case study of avalanche risk
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- Bonini, Nicolao & Pighin, Stefania & Rettore, Enrico & Savadori, Lucia & Schena, Federico & Tonini, Sara & Tosi, Paolo, 2015. "Overconfident People Are More Exposed to "Black Swan" Events: A Case Study of Avalanche Risk," IZA Discussion Papers 9009, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
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- Ulrike Malmendier & Geoffrey Tate, 2005. "CEO Overconfidence and Corporate Investment," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 60(6), pages 2661-2700, December.
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KeywordsCognitive bias; Risky decision; Backcountry skiing; Measurement errors; Logit model;
- D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
- D84 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Expectations; Speculations
- C2 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables
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- NEP-ALL-2015-05-09 (All new papers)
- NEP-DCM-2015-05-09 (Discrete Choice Models)
- NEP-NEU-2015-05-09 (Neuroeconomics)
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