Time Discounting for Primary and Monetary RewardsCoauthor(s): Paola Sapienza, Luigi Zingales.
This paper reports a positive and statistically significant relation between short-term discount rates elicited with a monetary and a primary reward (chocolate). This finding suggests that high short-term discount rates are related to an underling individual trait.
The final version of this article can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2009.10.020
Source: Economics Letters
Reuben, Ernesto, Paola Sapienza, and Luigi Zingales. "Time Discounting for Primary and Monetary Rewards." Economics Letters 106, no. 2 (February 2010): 125-127.
Date: 2 2010