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Vieider, Ferdinand M., Peter Martinsson, Pham Khanh Nam, & Nghi Truong, (2018). Risk preferences and development revisited.  Theory & Decision , forthcoming
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l'Haridon, Olivier, & Ferdinand M. Vieider (2019). All over the map: A Worldwide Comparison of Risk Preferences.  Quantitative Economics 10, 185215
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l'Haridon, Olivier, Ferdinand M. Vieider, Diego Aycinena, Agustinus Bandur, Alexis Belianin, Lubomir Cingl, Amit Kothiyal, and Peter Martinsson (2018). Off the Charts: Massive Unexplained Heterogeneity in a Global Study of Ambiguity Attitudes.  Review of Economics and Statistics 100(4), 664-677
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Vieider, Ferdinand M. (2018). Certainty preference, random choice, and loss aversion. A comment on `Violence and Risk Preference: Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan'. American Economic Review 108(8), 2366-2382
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di Falco, Salvatore & Ferdinand M. Vieider (2018). Assimilation in the risk preferences of spouses. Economic Inquiry 56(3), 1809-1816
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Vieider, Ferdinand M., Abebe Beyene, Randall Bluffstone, Sahan Dissanayake, Zenebe Gebreegziabher, Peter Martinsson, and Alemu Mekonnen (2018). Measuring risk preferences in rural Ethiopia. Economic Development and Cultural Change 66(3), 417-446
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Bouchouicha, Ranoua, & Ferdinand M. Vieider (2017). Accommodating stake effects under prospect theory. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 55(1), 1-28
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Bouchouicha, Ranoua, Peter Martinsson, Haileselassie Medhin, & Ferdinand M. Vieider (2017). Stake effects on ambiguity attitudes for gains and losses. Theory & Decision 83(1), 19-35
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Vieider, Ferdinand M., Clara Villegas-Palacio, Peter Martinsson, & Milagros Mejia (2016). Risk taking for oneself and others: A structural model approach. Economic Inquiry 54(2), 879-894
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Pahlke, Julius, Sebastian Strasser, & Ferdinand M. Vieider (2015). Responsibility Effects in Decision Making under Risk. Journal of Risk and Uncertainty 51(2), 125-146,
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Vieider, Ferdinand M., Mathieu Lefebvre, Ranoua Bouchouicha, Thorsten Chmura, Rustamdjan Hakimov, Michal Krawczyk, Peter Martinsson (2015). Common components of risk and uncertainty attitudes across contexts and domains: Evidence from 30 countries. Journal of the European Economic Association 13(3), 421-452
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Vieider, Ferdinand M., Thorsten Chmura, Tyler Fisher, Takao Kusakawa, Peter Martinsson, Frauke Mattison Thompson, & Adewara Sunday (2015). Within- versus Between-Country Differences in Risk Attitudes: Implications for Cultural Comparisons. Theory and Decision 78(2), 209-218
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Mathieu Lefebvre & Ferdinand M. Vieider (2014). Risk taking of executives under different incentive contracts: Experimental evidence. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 97, 27-36.
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Philip E. Tetlock, Ferdinand M. Vieider, Shefali V. Patil, & Adam Grant (2013). Accountability and Ideology: When Left Looks Right and Right Looks Left. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 122(1), 22-35.
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Mathieu Lefebvre & Ferdinand M. Vieider (2013). Reining in Excessive Risk Taking by Executives: The Effect of Accountability Theory & Decision 75(4), 497-517.
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Vieider, Ferdinand M. (2012). Moderate stake variations for risk and uncertainty, gains and losses: methodological implications for comparative studies. Economics Letters 117, 718-721.
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Pahlke, Julius, Sebastian Strasser, & Ferdinand M. Vieider (2012). Risk-Taking for Others under Accountability. Economics Letters 114(1), 102-105.
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Trautmann, Stefan, Ferdinand M. Vieider, & Peter P. Wakker (2011). Preference Reversals for Ambiguity Aversion. Management Science 57(7), 1320-1333.
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Vieider, Ferdinand M. (2011). Separating Real Incentives and Accountability. Experimental Economics 14(4), 507-518.
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Lefebvre, Mathieu, Ferdinand M. Vieider, & Marie Claire Villeval (2011). The Ratio Bias Phenomenon: Fact or Artifact? Theory & Decision 71(4), 615-641.
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Lefebvre, Mathieu, Ferdinand M. Vieider, & Marie Claire Villeval (2010). Incentive Effects on Risk Attitude in Small Probability Prospects. Economics Letters 109, 115120.
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Vieider, Ferdinand M. (2009). The Effect of Accountability on Loss Aversion. Acta Psychologica 132, 96-101.
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Trautmann, Stefan T., Ferdinand M. Vieider, and Peter P. Wakker (2008). Causes of Ambiguity Aversion: Known Versus Unknown Preferences. Journal of Risk and Uncertainly 36 , 225-243.
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Book Chapters

Shefali V. Patil, Ferdinand M. Vieider, & Philip E. Tetlock (2012). Process and Outcome Accountability. Oxford Handbook of Public Accountability. Mark Bovens, Thomas Schillemans, & Robert E. Goodin (eds.), Oxford University Press.
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Trautmann, Stefan T., & Ferdinand M. Vieider (2012). Social Influences on Risk Attitudes: Applications in Economics. Handbook of Risk Theory. Epistemology, Decision Theory, Ethics, and Social Implications of Risk. Chapter 22, p. 575. S. Roeser, R. Hillerbrand, P. Sand, M. Peterson (eds.). Springer,Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York
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