Georg Weizsacker

Humboldt University Berlin

Professor

Spandauer Str. 1

Berlin, D-10099

Germany

DIW Berlin

Mohrenstr. 58

Berlin

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

Correlation Neglect in Financial Decision-Making

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1104
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2011
Erik Eyster and Georg Weizsacker
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 345 (108,963)
Citation 22

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portfolio choice, correlation neglect, 1/n heuristic, biases in beliefs

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An Experiment on Social Mislearning

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2015
Erik Eyster, Matthew Rabin and Georg Weizsacker
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 336 (112,239)
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social learning, experiments, redundancy neglect, beliefs

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Flipping a Coin: Theory and Evidence

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4740
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 May 2014
Nadja Dwenger, Dorothea Kübler and Georg Weizsacker
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Social Science Research Center (WZB) and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 101 (326,062)

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preference for randomization, menu-dependent preference, individual decision making, university choice, matching

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Advanced Purchase Commitments for a Malaria Vaccine: Estimating Costs and Effectiveness

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Apr 2005
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Center for Global Development, Humboldt University Berlin and MIT Department of Economics
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Advance purchase commitment, R&D, pharmaceuticals, vaccines, malaria

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Narrow Bracketing and Dominated Choices

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3040
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 18 Sep 2007
Matthew Rabin and Georg Weizsacker
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 205 (184,602)
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Lottery choice, narrow framing, representative-sample experiments

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Correlation Neglect in Portfolio Choice: Lab Evidence

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Feb 2017
Erik Eyster and Georg Weizsacker
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 200 (188,979)
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portfolio choice, correlation neglect, 1/n heuristic, biases in beliefs

Hidden Skewness: On the Difficulty of Multiplicative Compounding Under Random Shocks

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1337
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2016
Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Humboldt University Berlin and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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behavioral economics, irrational expectations, binomial tree

Hidden Skewness: On the Difficulty of Multiplicative Compounding Under Random Shocks

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4760
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 May 2014
Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Humboldt University Berlin and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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behavioral economics, irrational expectations, binomial tree

Do We Follow Others When We Should? A Simple Test of Rational Expectations

University College London ELSE Working Paper No. 309
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 May 2008
Georg Weizsacker
Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 95 (339,511)
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Social learning, information cascades, failure of rational expectations, meta analysis

Do We Follow Others When We Should? A Simple Test of Rational Expectations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3616
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Aug 2008
Georg Weizsacker
Humboldt University Berlin
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failure of rational expectations, information cascades, social learning, meta analysis

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Ignoring the Rationality of Others: Evidence from Experimental Normal-Form Games

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Aug 2001
Georg Weizsacker
Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 167 (221,280)
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beliefs, prediction accuracy, experiments, quantal response equilibrium

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Flipping a Coin: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Nov 2013
Nadja Dwenger, Dorothea Kübler and Georg Weizsacker
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Social Science Research Center (WZB) and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 145 (248,922)
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preference for randomization, menu-dependent preference, individual decision making, university choice, matching

Beliefs and Actions in the Trust Game: Creating Instrumental Variables to Estimate the Causal Effect

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4709
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Miguel A. Costa-Gomes, Steffen Huck and Georg Weizsacker
University of Aberdeen Business School, University College London - Department of Economics and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 65 (425,027)
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social capital, trust game, instrumental variables, belief elicitation

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The Standard Portfolio Choice Problem in Germany

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5441
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Jul 2015
Steffen Huck, Tobias Schmidt and Georg Weizsacker
Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 62 (435,643)

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stock market expectations, stock market participation, portfolio choice, artefactual field experiment, financial literacy, complexity

The Standard Portfolio Choice Problem in Germany

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 May 2014
Steffen Huck, Tobias Schmidt and Georg Weizsacker
Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 60 (443,055)
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Stock market expectations, stock market participation, portfolio choice, artefactual field experiment

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Downloads 79 (298,060)

Hidden Skewness

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1043
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2011
Ludwig Ensthaler, Olga Nottmeyer and Georg Weizsacker
Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 51 (478,529)

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skewness, belief biases, binomial tree

Hidden Skewness

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5109
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Aug 2010
Ludwig Ensthaler, Olga Nottmeyer and Georg Weizsacker
Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 28 (598,827)

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skewness, belief biases, binomial tree

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Limited Depth of Reasoning and Failure of Cascade Formation in the Laboratory

Humboldt-University SFB 373 Working Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Oct 2001
Dorothea Kübler and Georg Weizsacker
Social Science Research Center (WZB) and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 104 (317,641)
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Stated Beliefs and Play in Normal-Form Games

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 May 2004
Miguel A. Costa-Gomes and Georg Weizsacker
University of Aberdeen Business School and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 95 (336,933)
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Noncooperative games, experimental economics, beliefs, bounded rationality

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Advance Market Commitments for Vaccines Working Paper and Spread Sheet

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 98
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 May 2007
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Center for Global Development, Humboldt University Berlin and MIT Department of Economics
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advance market commitment, vaccine, disease, HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis, cost-effective

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Are Longer Cascades More Stable?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Sep 2004
Dorothea Kübler and Georg Weizsacker
Social Science Research Center (WZB) and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 92 (343,756)
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Herding, social learning, experimental economics

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Learning from Unrealized Versus Realized Prices

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1487
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 May 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2015
Kathleen Ngangoue and Georg Weizsacker
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 80 (374,370)
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financial market experiment, naive inference, behavioral economics

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Information Cascades on the Labor Market

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Aug 2001
Dorothea Kübler and Georg Weizsacker
Social Science Research Center (WZB) and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 77 (382,611)
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herding, endogenous signals, hiring decisions

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Markets for Leaked Information

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2016
Steffen Huck and Georg Weizsacker
Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung (WZB) and Humboldt University Berlin
Downloads 65 (419,559)
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privacy, markets for information, naivete

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Measuring Applicant Quality to Detect Discrimination in Peer-to-Peer Lending

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Feb 2017
Georg Weizsacker and Christian Zankiewicz
Humboldt University Berlin and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Downloads 54 (458,709)

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Gender discrimination, household finance, irrational beliefs

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Advanced Purchase Commitments for a Malaria Vaccine: Estimating Costs and Effectiveness

NBER Working Paper No. w11288
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 07 May 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Center for Global Development, Humboldt University Berlin and MIT Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (582,737)

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Do Players Correctly Estimate What Others Do?

Posted: 04 Mar 2002
Steffen Huck and Georg Weizsacker
University College London - Department of Economics and Humboldt University Berlin

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Beliefs; Elicitation; Prediction accuracy; Experiments