UC San Diego
Experimental Evidence of Behavioral Responses to Uncertainty
- Author(s): Brownback, Andrew Paul
- et al.
This dissertation looks at how decisions are affected by uncertainty. The first chapter examines the effect of uncertainty on costly effort in a strategic environment. The second chapter asks a similar question in a field setting, looking at student responses to the uncertainty that is brought about by smaller classes. The third chapter explores the role of uncertainty on self-signaling by looking at difference in demand for stigmatized goods under weak or strong self-signals