DEC 2017

14:15 - 15:45
IWH Research Seminar

Social Comparisons in Job Search: Experimental Evidence

Using a laboratory experiment we examine how social comparisons affect behavior in a sequential search task. In a control treatment, subjects search in isolation while in two other treatments subjects get feedback on the search decisions and outcomes of a partner subject.

Richard Upward  (University of Nottingham)
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Richard Upward

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Richard Upward is Professor of Labour Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Nottingham. His research areas are labour economics and applied econometrics.

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