How general are risk preferences? Choices under uncertainty in different domains.
NBER Working Paper No. 15686
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We are grateful to Felicia Bayer, Brenda Barlek, Chance Cassidy, Fran Filpovits, Frank Patrick, and Mike Williams for innumerable conversations explaining the institutional environment of Alcoa, to Colleen Barry, Susan Busch, Linda Cantley, Deron Galusha, James Hill, Sally Vegso, and especially John Beshears, Brigitte Madrian, and Marty Slade, for providing and explaining the data, to Marika Cabral, Tatyana Deryugina, Sean Klein, and James Wang for outstanding research assistance, and to Levon Barseghyan, David Laibson, Dan Silverman, and Jon Skinner for helpful comments. The data were provided as part of an ongoing service and research agreement between Alcoa, Inc. and Stanford, under which Stanford faculty, in collaboration with faculty and staff at Yale University, perform jointly agreed-upon ongoing and ad-hoc research projects on workers' health, injury, disability and health care, and Mark Cullen serves as Senior Medical Advisor for Alcoa, Inc. We gratefully acknowledge support from the NIA (R01 AG032449), the National Science Foundation grant #SES-0643037 (Einav), the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Finkelstein), and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Network on Socioeconomic Status and Health, and Alcoa, Inc. (Cullen). The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.