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dc.contributorFliedner, Thomas
dc.contributorSchiffels, Sebastian
dc.contributor.authorMasia Semmel, Alvaro
dc.description.abstractIn this paper we address the question of how people make decisions in the context of a knapsack problem, which is a simplified version of a portfolio project management problem. We expect people to be influenced by the biases described in the first chapters and therefore we carry out an experiment to test the reach of this effect. More specifically, our aim is to study to which degree people reach suboptimal solutions in the knapsack problem on different situations of difficulty and size of the problem. In an experiment carried out with Ztree we find out that there are some factors which influence in the performance obtained by participants and the number of people which reach an optimal solution. We also suggest some avenues of expansion of the experiment.
dc.publisherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya
dc.publisherTechnical University Munich
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Matemàtiques i estadística::Investigació operativa::Optimització
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Economia i organització d'empreses::Direcció d'operacions::Direcció de projectes
dc.subject.lcshCombinatorial optimization
dc.subject.lcshProject management
dc.subject.otherbehavioral operations management
dc.subject.otherknapsack problem
dc.subject.othercombinatorial optimization
dc.subject.othersub-optimization bias
dc.titleBehavioral Issues in Portfolio Decision Analysis
dc.typeMaster thesis (pre-Bologna period)
dc.subject.lemacGestió de projectes
dc.subject.lemacOptimització combinatòria
dc.rights.accessRestricted access - author's decision
dc.audience.educationlevelEstudis de primer/segon cicle
dc.audience.mediatorEscola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona
dc.audience.degreeENGINYERIA INDUSTRIAL (Pla 1994)
dc.contributor.covenanteeTechnische Universität München

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