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The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits

Lex Borghans, Angela Lee Duckworth, James Heckman and Bas ter Weel

No 13810, NBER Working Papers from National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc

Abstract: 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 promising avenues for future research.

JEL-codes: I2 J24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2008-02
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Published as Lex Borghans & Angela Lee Duckworth & James J. Heckman & Bas ter Weel, 2008. "The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 43(4).

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