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Integrating Personality Psychology into Economics

James Heckman

No 5950, IZA Discussion Papers from Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Abstract: This paper reviews the problems and potential benefits of integrating personality psychology into economics. Economists have much to learn from and contribute to personality psychology.

Keywords: personality psychology; behavioral economics; identification; causality (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I2 J24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011-08
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