Essays about: "intertemporal choices"

Found 4 essays containing the words intertemporal choices.

  1. 1. Time preferences and community-based conservation: Insights from elephant patrolling efforts in Aras Napal, Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Helena Rydberg; [2018]
    Keywords : Indonesia; individual time preferences; social time preferences; patience; community-based conservation; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This study took place in an Indonesian village in Aras Napal, North Sumatra, which previously has been involved in an elephant patrolling conservation program to mitigate human-elephant conflicts and protect the neighboring Leuser National Park. The study examines the villager’s individual and social time preferences, particularly comparing those who were actively involved in the elephant patrolling unit and those who were not. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Hazard of Tanning : Intertemporal Choices, Social Status, and Corrective Policy

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Hannah Folkesson; [2016]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Skin cancer is the most rapidly increasing cancer form today, our changed tanning behavior is often argued to be the main source of this development. Today a tanned skin is often associated with good health and status. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Art of Measurement - Exogenous Activation of Self-Control with Simple Verbal Sentences in Intertemporal Choice

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Henri Lindroos; [2015-06-24]
    Keywords : Normative economics; behavioral economics; experimental economics; picoeconomics self-control; financial delay discounting; intertemporal choice; delay of gratification; implementaion intentions; temporal delay; exogenous activation of self-control; inversion of thought; general semantics; the art of measurement;

    Abstract : Recent neurological studies have found first causal evidence for a neural self-control mechanism in decision-making in intertemporal choice (e.g. Hare et al. 2009, 2011 & 2014, Figner et al. READ MORE

  4. 4. (agri)Environmental contracts, dynamic inconsistencies and moral hazard

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Georgios N. Diakoulakis; [2015]
    Keywords : contract design; behavior; decision-makin; discounting; economics; intertemporal choices;

    Abstract : From the beginning of the world, the agricultural sector has always played an essential role into our society, and contracts have massively been used by policy-makers for the implementation of (agri)environmental policies, especially when such policies concern the use and development of privately owned land, and information asymmetries between policy-makers and individuals exist. Even though the majority of (agri)environmental contracts are designed assuming individual’s constant time-preferences, recent evidence from many behavioural studies on individual’s intertemporal choices advocate declining time-preferences due to behavioural biases, which can be explained by hyperbolic discounting. READ MORE