Self-confidence and Social Interactions 1

  title={Self-confidence and Social Interactions 1},
  author={Roland B{\'e}nabou and Jean Tirole},
This paper studies the interactions between an individual’s self–esteem and his social environment, whether in the workplace, at school, or in personal relationships. A person generally has only imperfect knowledge of his own ability (or long–term payo¤) in pursuing a task, and will undertake it only if he has su¢cient self–con...dence. People who interact with him (parent, spouse, friend, teacher, manager, colleague, etc.) often have complementary information about his ability, but also a… CONTINUE READING
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