We review the experimental evidence on risk aversion in controlled laboratory settings. We review the strengths and weaknesses of alternative elicitation procedures, the strengths and weaknesses of alternative estimation procedures, and finally the effect of controlling for risk attitudes on inferences in experiments.
Harrison, G.W. and Elisabet RutstrÃ¶m, E. (2008), "Risk Aversion in the Laboratory", Cox, J.C. and Harrison, G.W. (Ed.) Risk Aversion in Experiments (Research in Experimental Economics, Vol. 12), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 41-196. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0193-2306(08)00003-3Download as .RIS
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