NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

The Hidden Benefits of Control: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment

Craig E. Landry, Andreas Lange, John A. List, Michael K. Price, Nicholas G. Rupp

NBER Working Paper No. 17473
Issued in September 2011

---- Acknowledgements -----

We are grateful to Jamie Brown-Kruse for working with us in her capacity as the Director of the Hazards Center. We thank Glenn Harrison, and Lise Vesterlund for excellent insights that markedly improved the study. Seminar participants at Harvard University, the University of Chicago, MIT, the University of Nevada, Reno, the 2006 North American meetings of the Economic Science Association, the 2007 meetings of the Allied Social Science Associations, and the Princeton Charitable Fundraising Conference in July 2007 also provided useful insights. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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