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A novel computerized real effort task based on sliders

Gill, David and Prowse, Victoria (2011) A novel computerized real effort task based on sliders , Southampton, GB University of Southampton 10pp. (Discussion Papers in Economics and Econometrics, 1101).

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Abstract

In this note, we present a novel computerized real effort task based on moving sliders across a screen which overcomes many of the drawbacks of existing real effort tasks. The task was first developed and used by us in Gill and Prowse (forthcoming). We outline the design of our \slider task", describe its advantages compared to existing real effort tasks and provide a statistical analysis of the behavior of subjects undertaking the task. We believe that the task will prove valuable to researchers in designing future real effort experiments, and to this end we provide z-Tree code and guidance to assist researchers wishing to implement the slider task.

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Published date: January 2011
Keywords: real effort task, slider task, design of laboratory experiments, learning and time effects, individual heterogeneity
Organisations: Economics

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Local EPrints ID: 170313
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/170313
ISSN: 0966-4246
PURE UUID: 9d58366a-fa1e-4e49-869a-3ce0d27b9be0

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Date deposited: 05 Jan 2011 16:54
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:17

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Author: David Gill
Author: Victoria Prowse

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