When "hope springs eternal": The role of chance in risk taking
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KeywordsSkill; chance; overconfidence; optimism; competition; risk taking; gender differences;
- C91 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Individual Behavior
- D03 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Behavioral Microeconomics: Underlying Principles
- D81 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Criteria for Decision-Making under Risk and Uncertainty
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- NEP-ALL-2009-01-10 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBE-2009-01-10 (Cognitive & Behavioural Economics)
- NEP-ENT-2009-01-10 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-HRM-2009-01-10 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-LAB-2009-01-10 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-UPT-2009-01-10 (Utility Models & Prospect Theory)
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