Patosha Olga Ivanovna

Place of work

National Research University «Higher School of Economics»
associate professor
candidate of psychological sciences

Author's articles(2)

Risk and economic decision-making



the study examines the parameters of decision making among traders. The risk seeking is studied as professionally important criteria in this group. The aim of the research is to study peculiarities of traders’ decision-making, as well as to identify the characteristics of decision-making of risk-seeking traders. The study has been made based on 630 professional traders. As research methods, the author used specially developed technique according to the type of lottery, which revealed the following parameters of decisions – the tendency for risk-seeking and risk-avoid, a hypothetical benefit, t...

The relationship between optimism and success of traders’ economic decisions



this article presents the study of optimism and various parameters of economic decisions among traders. There is a contradiction in literature: on one hand, according to the results of the research, optimism is a predictor of successful activity, on the other, it is the cause of errors, especially in making economic decisions. The study was conducted on 630 professional traders, a technology for studying optimism as cognitive distortion was specially developed, as well as a special technique for studying economic decisions. As a result, the parameters of economic decisions were revealed, as we...