Loss Aversion in the Laboratory

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Morrison, William G.; Oxoby, Robert J.;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: risk aversion | risk aversion, loss aversion, experiments | experiments | loss aversion | C91 | D91
    • jel: jel:D91 | jel:C91
      ddc: ddc:330

We report the results of a laboratory experiment testing for the existence of loss aversion in a standard risk aversion protocol (Holt and Laury, 2002). In our experiment, participants earn and retain money for a week before using it in an incentivized risk preference e... View more
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