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The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits

Lex Borghans, Angela Lee Duckworth (), James Heckman and Bas ter Weel
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Angela Lee Duckworth: University of Pennsylvania

No 10, MERIT Working Papers from United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT)

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.

Keywords: personality traits; lifecycle effects; psychology; economics (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I2 J24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2008
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