On negative time preferences
AbstractSurvey data show that subjects positively discount both gains and losses but discount gains more heavily than losses. This holds for monetary and non-monetary outcomes. These results do not confirm the findings of two earlier studies about negative time preferences for non-monetary outcomes.
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Volume (Year): 111 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
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