OVERCONFIDENCE, OMENS AND EMOTIONS: RESULTS FROM A FIELD EXPERIMENT

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Maria De Paola; Francesca Gioia; Vincenzo Scoppa;
(2013)
  • Subject: Expectations, Grade, Overconfidence, Emotions, Superstition
    • jel: jel:D03 | jel:D01 | jel:D83

We analyze how overconfidence is affected by superstitious beliefs and emotions induced by positive and negative stimuli in a field experiment involving about 700 Italian students who were randomly assigned to numbered seats in their written examination sessions. Accord... View more
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