Are risk aversion and impatience related to cognitive ability?

This paper investigates whether there is a link between cognitive ability, risk aversion, and impatience, using a representative sample of roughly 1,000 German adults. Subjects participate in choice experiments with monetary incentives measuring risk aversion, and impatience over an annual horizon,...

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Volume: 100
Main Author: Dohmen, Thomas
Falk, Armin
Huffman, David
Sunde, Uwe
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 2010
AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
published in: The American economic review Vol. 100; no. 3; pp. 1238 - 1260
Related: Externe publicaties SBE
Research Centre for Educ and Labour Mark
Macro, International & Labour Economics
RS: GSBE DUHR
Data of publication: 2010
ISSN: 0002-8282
1944-7981
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
Law
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