Overconfidence Can Improve an Agent's Relative and Absolute Performance in Contests
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- Ludwig, Sandra & Wichardt, Philipp C. & Wickhorst, Hanke, 2011. "Overconfidence can improve an agent's relative and absolute performance in contests," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 110(3), pages 193-196, March.
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- D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
- D44 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Auctions
- D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
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- NEP-NEU-2010-11-27 (Neuroeconomics)
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