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Autor
Krawczyk Michał (University of Warsaw)
Tytuł
Greed vs. Love of Science in Young Economists A Field Experiment
Źródło
Ekonomia / Uniwersytet Warszawski, 2011, nr 25, s. 142-150, tab., rys. bibliogr. s. 149-150
Słowa kluczowe
Eksperyment badawczy, Motywacje, Ekonomia eksperymentalna
Scientific experiment, Motivation, Experimental economics
Uwagi
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Abstrakt
This paper reports a field experiment involving manipulation of invitations to register in an experimental economics subject database. Two types of invitations were sent, one emphasizing pecuniary and the other non-pecuniary benefits of participation. It was found that first-year economics majors were much more money-oriented, i.e. relatively more attracted by the first type of invitation, than any other group. This supports the view that the often-observed selfishness of economists results from selection and, if anything, is mitigated by training. (original abstract)
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ISSN
0137-3056
Język
eng
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