Can intertemporal choice experiments elicit time preferences for consumption?

The paper considers what can be inferred about experimental subjects’ time preferences for consumption from responses to laboratory tasks involving tradeoffs between sums of money at different dates, if subjects can reschedule consumption spending relative to income in external capital markets. It d...

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Volume: 10
Main Author: Cubitt, Robin P
Read, Daniel
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Boston Springer US 01.12.2007
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published in: Experimental Economics Vol. 10; no. 4; pp. 369 - 389
Data of publication: 20071200
ISSN: 1386-4157
1573-6938
EISSN: 1573-6938
Discipline: Economics
Series: Experimental Economics
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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