Real Effort Versus Chosen Effort in Experiments

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Abstract

We analyze two different ways of operationalizing effort in laboratory experiments: real effort where participants work on a specific task, and chosen effort where participants choose increasingly costly effort levels. Our results support equivalence between chosen effort and real effort.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)232-236
Number of pages5
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume96
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007

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