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Income-comparison Attitudes in the US and the UK: Evidence from Discrete-choice Experiments

Hitoshi Shigeoka, Katsunori Yamada

NBER Working Paper No. 21998
Issued in February 2016

---- Acknowledgments ----

Previously titled as "Can We Steer Income-comparison Attitudes by Information Provision?: Evidence from Randomized Survey Experiments in the US and the UK." Yamada acknowledges financial support from JSPS (24683006). We are grateful to Glenn Harrison, Hideki Hashimoto, Frank Heinemann, Chen-Ying Huang, Hidehiko Ichimura, Michihiro Kandori, Erik Kimbrough, Andrew McGee, Rosemarie Nagel, Krishna Pendakur, Yasuyuki Sawada, Yasutora Watanabe, and seminar participants at Academia Sinica, Barcelona GSE Summer Forum, GRIPS, HKSTU, Hokkaido University, Kobe University, Kyoto University, National Taiwan University, Nangyang Technological University, Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka University, Simon Fraser University, Tohoku University, University of Tokyo, and Yokohama National University for their comments. Any remaining errors are ours. 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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