Math skills and risk attitudes

Branas-Garza, Pablo, Guillen, Pablo and López del Paso, Rafael (2008) Math skills and risk attitudes. Economics Letters, 99 (2) . pp. 332-336. ISSN 0165-1765 [Article] (doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2007.08.008)


We study whether math ability affects decision making under risk. Participants where divided in three math skill groups according to their performance in a GRE-like math test. We find no difference in behavior between groups across several risk measuring tasks.

Item Type: Article
Keywords (uncontrolled): Decision making under risk; GRE test; math skills
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Economics
Item ID: 10237
Depositing User: Pablo Branas Garza
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2013 08:22
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2018 14:07

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