Your right arm for a publication in AER?
AbstractThe time tradeoff (TTO) method is popular in medical decision making for valuing health states. We use it to elicit economists’ preferences for publishing in top economic journals and living without limbs. The economists value the journals highly, and have a clear preference between them, with American Economic Review (AER) the most preferred. Their responses imply they would sacrifice more than half a thumb for publishing in AER. The TTO results are consistent with ranking and willingness to pay results, and indicate that preferences for journals are neither guided by influence factors, nor by expectations of a resulting salary rise.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 36335.
Date of creation: 31 Jan 2012
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Utility Measurement; Time Tradeoff; Willingness to pay; Publications;
Other versions of this item:
- A10 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - General
- B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology
- I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
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- NEP-ALL-2012-02-20 (All new papers)
- NEP-MIC-2012-02-20 (Microeconomics)
- NEP-SOG-2012-02-20 (Sociology of Economics)
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