Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/34948
Authors: 
Borghans, Lex
Duckworth, Angela Lee
Heckman, James Joseph
ter Weel, Bas
Year of Publication: 
2008
Series/Report no.: 
IZA Discussion Papers 3333
Abstract: 
This paper explores the interface between personality psychology and economics. We examine the predictive power of personality and the stability of personality traits over the life cycle. We develop simple analytical frameworks for interpreting the evidence in personality psychology and suggest promising avenues for future research.
Subjects: 
Personality traits
lifecycle effects
JEL: 
I2
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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