Chapter 21. Intertemporal Choice

  1. Derek J. Koehler and
  2. Nigel Harvey
  1. Daniel Read

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752937.ch21

Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making

Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making

How to Cite

Read, D. (2004) Intertemporal Choice, in Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making (eds D. J. Koehler and N. Harvey), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470752937.ch21

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107464

Online ISBN: 9780470752937

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Keywords:

  • choice;
  • terminology;
  • analysis;
  • normative principle;
  • empirical research

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Terminology of Intertemporal Choice

  • Normative Analysis of the Discount Rate

  • Time Consistency

  • Empirical Research into Time Preference

  • Theories of Time Discounting

  • Conclusion