Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/73491
Authors: 
Beck, Adrian
Kerschbamer, Rudolf
Qiu, Jianying
Sutter, Matthias
Year of Publication: 
2009
Series/Report no.: 
Working Papers in Economics and Statistics 2009-27
Abstract: 
We compare the behavior of car mechanics and college students as sellers in experimental credence goods markets. Finding largely similar behavior, we note much more overtreatment by car mechanics, probably due to decision heuristics they learned in their professional training.
Subjects: 
Artefactual field experiment
Car mechanics
Credence goods
JEL: 
C91
D82
C72
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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