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Social Interactions and Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from Latin America
(University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2011-11)
In this paper, we seek to examine the effect of comparisons and social capital on subjective well-being. Furthermore, we test if, through social influence and exposure, social capital is either an enhancer or appeaser of ...
Optimal Correction for Guessing in Multiple-Choice Tests
(University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2007-12)
Building on Item Response Theory we introduce students’ optimal behavior in multiple-choice tests. Our simulations indicate that the optimal penalty is relatively high, because although correction for guessing discriminates ...