Blue Porches: Finding the limits of external validity of the endowment effect

Gharad Bryan, Matthew Grant, Kareem Haggag, Dean Karlan*, Meredith Startz, Christopher Udry

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Abstract

We test whether the endowment effect holds in an experiment conducted with children during Halloween trick-or-treating. We do not find evidence of the endowment effect in this context and with this experimental protocol.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-271
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Economic Behavior and Organization
Volume176
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2020

Keywords

  • Endowment effect
  • External validity
  • Halloween

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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