Published in 2021 in Experimental Economics.
AUTHORS: Aleksandr Alekseev
ABSTRACT: I study the effect of task difficulty on workers’ effort. I find that task difficulty has an inverse-U effect on effort and that this effect is quantitatively large, especially when compared to the effect of conditional monetary rewards. Difficulty acts as… more »
AUTHORS: Glenn W. Harrison, Don Ross and J. Todd Swarthout
ABSTRACT: The measurement of intelligence should identify and measure the subjective confidence that an individual has that a response to a test question is correct. Existing measures that use multiple-choice answers constrain themselves to measuring the response that reflects modal beliefs,… more »