Offer Participant Instructions
The experiment is being conducted by
Karel Nolles of the Aton Experimental Economics Lab, and Andrew
Reeson of CSIRO.
The activities for
of the experimental instructions and getting logged in.
trading session, to learn how to use the trading screens
The total time required, including reading instructions and
receiving payment at the end of the experiment will be approximately
In today's experiment the conversion rate for the performance
payment will be specified at the end of the experiment. The
resulting figure will be rounded up to the nearest half dollar.
If the experiment terminates early (for example, due to software
problems) then all participants will be marked on the basis of their
experimental dollar balance at the time of termination if this is
determinable. If this cannot be determined, then an
alternative assignment will be provided.
You are free to leave the experiment
at any time. However if you leave before the end of the
experiment you will only receive $5.
Risks, Benefits and Disclaimers
There are no foreseeable risks or
discomforts from your participation in this experiment..
Apart from your payments there are
no direct peronal benefits for participation.
All data collected will be saved
confidentially. No person-identifiable information will be
reported in any published or un-published work.
When you have read the above,
please proceed to the next page.
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Last Modified: 18 October 2007