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Brownbag Seminar: Meritocracy and Persistent Luck

Online Event
Luca
Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Abstract

Meritocracy rewards people for their achievement. However, higher achievement can be reached by putting in more effort, but also by just being more talented. In an online experiment I am looking at how people reward merit when besides the achievement they also receive information about ability in the task. I am going to show preliminary results from the pilot of the experiment.