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2012-12-12 | Peer Reviewed

Group decision making under risk: An experiment with student couples

He, Haoran, Peter Martinsson and Matthias Sutter. 2012. “Group decision making under risk: An experiment with student couples.” Economics Letters 117:3: 691-693.
Download reference Doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2011.12.081

In an experiment, we study risk-taking of cohabitating student couples, finding that couples’ decisions are closer to risk-neutrality than single partners’ decisions. This finding is similar to earlier experiments with randomly assigned groups, corroborating external validity of earlier results.