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On Negative Time Preference

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  • M. Casari
  • D. Dragone

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Survey 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

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Paper provided by Dipartimento Scienze Economiche, Universita' di Bologna in its series Working Papers with number 711.

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Date of creation: Aug 2010
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Handle: RePEc:bol:bodewp:711

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  1. Shane Frederick & George Loewenstein, 2008. "Conflicting motives in evaluations of sequences," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, vol. 37(2), pages 221-235, December.
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  1. Casari, Marco & Dragone, Davide, 2011. "Impatience, Anticipatory Feelings and Uncertainty:A Dynamic Experiment on Time Preferences," AICCON Working Papers 80-2011, Associazione Italiana per la Cultura della Cooperazione e del Non Profit.

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