A comparison of salient rewards in experiments: Money and class points

Jamie Brown Kruse, Mark A. Thompson

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We use laboratory decisions with different salient rewards to elicit individual values of a risk mitigation investment in a low probability environment. Statistically significant gender differences were found with class points; however, gender differences disappeared when monetary incentives were used.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-117
Number of pages5
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 20 2001
Externally publishedYes



  • C91
  • D81
  • Experiment
  • Gender
  • Low probability risk
  • Risk mitigation
  • Salient reward

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics

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