Short-selling and the WTA-WTP gap

Shosh Shahrabani, Tal Shavit, Uri Benzion

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4 Scopus citations


The experimental results of the current paper reveal positive relations between short-selling bidding prices and the WTA-WTP gap. This result may be explained by the status-quo bias.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-133
Number of pages3
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Endowment effect
  • Experiment
  • Lotteries
  • Short-selling
  • WTA-WTP gap

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics


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