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James Berry, Greg Fischer and Raymond Guiteras
Using the Becker-DeGroot-Marschak (BDM) mechanism, we estimate the willingness-to-pay (WTP) for and impact of clean water technology through a field experiment in Ghana. Although WTP is low relative to the cost, demand ...Read more...
25 May 2018
Oriana Bandiera, Iwan Baranky and Imran Rasul
We discuss how the use of field experiments sheds light on long standing research questions relating to firm behavior. We present insights from two classes of experiments: within and across firms, and draw common lessons...Read more...
1 July 2011
Wulf Gaertner, Frank A Cowell and Yoram Amiel
We examine individuals' distributional orderings in a number of contexts. This is done by using a questionnaire-experiment that is presented to respondents in any one of seven “flavours” or interpretations of the basic d...Read more...
Yoram Amiel, Frank A Cowell, Leima Davidovitz and Avraham Polovin
It is known from the literature on uncertainty that in cases where individuals express a preference for a high win-probability bet over a bet with high winnings they nevertheless will bid more to obtain the bet with high...Read more...
Leima Davidovitz and Yoram Kroll
Inequality aversion and risk aversion are widely assumed features of economic models. But a review of the literature revealed that inequlity aversion and risk aversion are treated as separate variables. This paper presen...Read more...