The Power of Stereotyping and Confirmation Bias to Overwhelm Accurate Assessment: The Case of Economics, Gender, and Risk Aversion
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Keywordsstereotyping; bias; confirmation bias; gender; risk aversion; effect size; index of similarity;
- D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
- D03 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Behavioral Microeconomics: Underlying Principles
- D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
- J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
- B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology
- C9 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments
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- NEP-ALL-2014-08-16 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBE-2014-08-16 (Cognitive & Behavioural Economics)
- NEP-ENT-2014-08-16 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-HME-2014-08-16 (Heterodox Microeconomics)
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