The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits

Borghans, Lex, Duckworth, Angela Lee, Heckman, James J. and ter Weel, Bas (2008). The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits. UNU-MERIT.

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    Author Borghans, Lex
    Duckworth, Angela Lee
    Heckman, James J.
    ter Weel, Bas
    Title The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits
    Publication Date 2008
    Place of Publication Maastricht, NL
    Publisher UNU-MERIT
    Pages 169
    Abstract This paper explores the interface between personality psychology and economics. We examine the predictive power of personality and the stability of personality traits over the life cycle. We develop simple analytical frameworks for interpreting the evidence in personality psychology and suggest promising avenues for future research.
    Keyword Personality traits
    Lifecycle effects
    JEL I2
    J24
    Copyright Holder UNU-MERIT
    Copyright Year 2008
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISSN 18719872
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