Experiments on intertemporal choices and belief change

Chen Sun

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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Abstract

The dissertation applies experimental methods to study a few questions in economics. Chapter 2 studies how the intertemporal allocation of monetary rewards is influenced by the size of the total budget, with a particular interest in the channels of influence. Chapter 3 introduces a new method of measuring intertemporal preferences, and then applies the method to investigate how people choose between combinations of monetary incomes on different dates. Chapter 4 examines whether the behavior of making a choice between two options has a direct effect on subsequent belief about the attractiveness of the two options.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Tilburg University
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Potters, Jan, Promotor
  • van Soest, Arthur, Promotor
  • van de Kuilen, Gijs, Promotor
Award date19 Sep 2018
Place of PublicationTilburg
Publisher
Print ISBNs978 90 5668 570 6
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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    Sun, C. (2018). Experiments on intertemporal choices and belief change. CentER, Center for Economic Research.