The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits

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 prom...

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Volume: 43
Main Author: Borghans, Lex
Duckworth, Angela Lee
Heckman, James J
Weel, Bas ter
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.10.2008
published in: The Journal of human resources Vol. 43; no. 4; pp. 972 - 1059
Data of publication: 20081001
ISSN: 0022-166X
1548-8004
EISSN: 1548-8004
Discipline: Economics
Business
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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