Gender effects in private value auctions

John C. Ham, John H. Kagel

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In a two-stage auction, women are significantly more likely to go bankrupt than men, bidding more aggressively than the men in both phases of the auction process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)375-382
Number of pages8
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2006


  • Auctions
  • Gender effects
  • Two-stage bidding

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics

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