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dc.contributor.authorDay, Bretten_US
dc.contributor.authorBateman, Ian J.en_US
dc.contributor.authorCarson, Richard T.en_US
dc.contributor.authorDupont, Dianeen_US
dc.contributor.authorLouviere, Jordan J.en_US
dc.contributor.authorMorimoto, Sanaeen_US
dc.contributor.authorScarpa, Riccardoen_US
dc.contributor.authorWang, Paulen_US
dc.description.abstractWe present an experiment designed to investigate the presence and nature of ordering effects within repeated response stated preference studies. We formulate a general structural model of such effects and use this to isolate signature patterns for position-dependent effects (learning about preferences or institutions, and the impact of fatigue) and precedent-dependent effects (starting point effects, reference pricing and various forms of strategic behavior). This is tested within a large sample, full factorial study designed to mitigate against misspecification bias and design-induced error variance problems. Non-parametric and parametric analyses are applied, the latter adopting a novel data-driven approach to the detection of ordering patterns. While we find little evidence of position dependent effects, we do find evidence of a starting point effect and various types of strategic behavior including a reference price effect where respondents tend to reject alternatives that are priced higher than recently seen alternatives.en_US
dc.publisher|aCSEGRE |cNorwichen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aCSERGE working paper EDM |x09-14en_US
dc.subject.keywordStated preferenceen_US
dc.subject.keywordordering effecten_US
dc.subject.keywordstrategic behavioren_US
dc.subject.keywordreference priceen_US
dc.subject.keyworddrinking wateren_US
dc.subject.stwOffenbarte Präferenzenen_US
dc.subject.stwÖffentliches Guten_US
dc.subject.stwExperimentelle Ökonomiken_US
dc.titleTask independence in stated preference studies: A test of order effect explanationsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US

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