Welcome to the international research project funded by the Polish National Science Centre, granted on the basis of decision no. 2013/08/M/HS4/00359:
Risk information avoidance – theoretical groundwork and research framework development with a special focus on genetic health risk information
Abstract Availability of information is one of the most important factors for financial decision-makers. Having complete information about the probability of losing money should always leave decision-makers better off. However, in some situations financial decision-makers prefer to know less than
We studied why people do not take preventive measures under threat – a common yet unexplored problem – especially regarding health and safety behaviors.
Information avoidance in financial decision making. When making financial decisions, decision-makers should perceive having complete risk information as beneficial. Surprisingly, in some situations decision-makers prefer to know less than more, even when it may result in losing money. Some shareholders do not keep themselves informed about the company they have…