The Economics and Psychology of Personality Traits

Lex Borghans, Angela Lee Duckworth, James J. Heckman, Bas ter Weel
2008 The Journal of human resources  
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.
doi:10.1353/jhr.2008.0017 fatcat:eshahhbmjfd3dfoa6zlqiazpj4