Estimating individual rates of discount: A meta-analysis

M. Percoco, P. Nijkamp

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Abstract

In this article, we present the results from a meta-analysis conducted over 44 experimental and field studies, which report individual discount rate estimates. We find in our research that the experimental design of a study has a decisive impact on these estimates, and conclude that meta-analysis, in the case of individual discount rates, has a low transfer value. © 2009 Taylor & Francis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1235-1239
Number of pages5
JournalApplied Economics Letters
Volume16
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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