Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/43861
Authors: 
Haigner, Stefan D.
Jenewein, Stefan
Müller, Hans-Christian
Wakolbinger, Florian
Year of Publication: 
2010
Series/Report no.: 
DICE discussion paper 14
Abstract: 
We analyze competitions where the contestants evaluate each other and find the first contestant to be disadvantaged. We suspect that this is due to information diffusion, Bayesian belief updating taking place in course of the contest and initial uncertainty about a contestant's relative quality.
Subjects: 
Serial Position Effects
Ordering Effects
JEL: 
C12
D81
ISBN: 
978-3-86304-013-0
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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