Bomb Risk Elicitation Task (BRET)

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Bomb Risk Elicitation Task (BRET)

A continuous time game designed by Crosetto & Filippin (2013) for measuring risk propensity and aversion in which participants decide at which point to stop collecting boxes, one of which contains a bomb.
Duration: 3 minutes
(Requires Inquisit Lab)
(Run with Inquisit Web)
Last Updated
Jul 1, 2024, 2:20PM


Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Bomb Risk Elicitation Task (BRET).

Crosetto, P., Filippin, A. (2013). The bomb risk elicitation task. J. Risk Uncertain. 47 (1), 31–65.

Holzmeister, & Pfurtscheller. (2016). OTree: The "bomb" risk elicitation task. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 10, 105-108.

Crosetto, P., & Filippin, A. (2017). The Sound of Others: Surprising Evidence of Conformist Behavior. Southern Economic Journal, 83(4), 1038-1051.

Gioia, F. (2017). Peer effects on risk behaviour: The importance of group identity. Experimental Economics, 20(1), 100-129.