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The globalizability of temporal discounting

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Economic inequality is associated with preferences for smaller, immediate gains over larger, delayed ones. Such temporal discounting may feed into rising global inequality, yet it is unclear whether it is a function of choice preferences or norms, or rather the absence of sufficient resources for immediate needs. It is also not clear whether these reflect true differences in choice patterns between income groups. We tested temporal discounting and five intertemporal choice anomalies using loc...

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10.1038/s41562-022-01392-w

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0000-0002-8470-101X
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Springer Nature
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Nature Human Behaviour More from this journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
10
Pages:
1386–1397
Publication date:
2022-07-11
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2022-05-17
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2397-3374
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2397-3374
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35817934
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1268024
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pubs:1268024
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2022-07-15

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