Loss Aversion and Seller Behavior: Evidence from the Housing Market: Comment Working Paper
In an often quoted article, Genesove and Mayer (2001) observe that house sellers are reluctant to sell at a loss, and attribute this finding to loss aversion. I show that loss aversion cannot explain this phenomenon.
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