Working Paper No. 588

Bubbles and Experience: An Experiment on Speculation

Publicerad: January 20, 2003Antal sidor: 25Nyckelord: Asset Market; Bubble; Crash; Experience; Experiment; SpeculationJEL-koder: C92; G12

Bubbles and Experience: An Experiment on Speculation Martin Dufwenberg, Tobias Lindqvist and Evan Moore


We investigate experimentally how the share of experienced traders in double-auction asset markets affects trading, in particular the occurrence of bubble-crash pricing patterns. In each session, six subjects trade in three successive market rounds and gain experience. In a fourth round, depending on the treatment, two or four experienced subjects are replaced by inexperienced subjects. The results are compared to earlier findings when all traders were either inexperienced or experienced. We explore what can be learned by analogy between these laboratory findings and the performance of naturally occurring markets.

 

Kollektivavtal och lönebildning i en ny tid

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 Kollektivavtal och lönebildning i en ny tid av Lars Calmfors, Simon Ek och Per Skedinger, IFN, samt Ann-Sofie Kolm, Stockholms universitet, analyseras olika sätt att göra lönebildningen mer flexibel. Analysen utmanar den etablerade synen inom partsorganisationerna på hur lönebildningen bör fungera. 

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