Emotions and economic expectations: A field study
AbstractThe current field study examines emotions, evoked by a fire disaster, and economic expectations of people who were exposed to a fire disaster in Israel. We find that negative emotions are correlated with expectations regarding the economic self-improvement, as well as expectations for national economic improvement
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Volume (Year): 32 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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Economic expectations; Emotions; Field study; Disaster.;
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