The economics and psychology of personality traits

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Title: The economics and psychology of personality traits
Authors: Borghans, L.
Duckworth, Angela Lee
Heckman, James J.
Ter Weel, Bas
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1840
Date: 15-Dec-2008
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.
Type of material: Working Paper
Publisher: University College Dublin. Geary Institute
Subject LCSH: Personality--Research
Psychology--Research
Personality--Economic aspects
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Geary Institute Working Papers

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