Discounting of delayed payoffs (Rzecz o dyskontowaniu odroczonych wyplat)
The paper presents empirical results on the discounting of delayed payoffs which show that: (1) the best approximation of the discounting process is a hyperbolic function, (2) (both animals and humans) can reverse their preferences in time. The article presents theoretical conditions on the intertemporal preference reversal.
|Date of creation:||2009|
|Publication status:||Published in Decyzje 11 (2009) 49-70, in Polish.|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: Wybrzeze Wyspianskiego 27, 50-370 Wroclaw|
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