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Psychological effects of poverty on time preferences

Vojtěch Bartoš (University of Munich), Michal Bauer (CERGE-EI, Charles University in Prague and IZA), Julie Chytilová (CERGE-EI and Charles University in Prague), Ian Levely (King's College London) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

We test whether an environment of poverty affects time preferences through purely psychological channels. We measured discount rates among farmers in Uganda who made decisions about when to enjoy entertainment instead of working. To circumvent the role of economic constraints, we experimentally indu...

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Volume: no. 14607
Main Author: Bartoš, Vojtěch
Bauer, Michal
Chytilová, Julie
Levely, Ian
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : July 2021
Erscheinungsort: (Ort)Bonn
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (110 Seiten) : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 14607
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT021042829 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn