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Replication data for: Social Identity and Preferences

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Benjamin, Daniel J.
  • Choi, James J.
  • Strickland, A. Joshua
Publication Date
2009-12-29
Description
  • Abstract

    Social identities prescribe behaviors for people. We identify the marginal behavioral effect of these norms on discount rates and risk aversion by measuring how laboratory subjects' choices change when an aspect of social identity is made salient. When we make ethnic identity salient to Asian-American subjects, they make more patient choices. When we make racial identity salient to black subjects, non-immigrant blacks (but not immigrant blacks) make more patient choices. Making gender identity salient has no effect on intertemporal or risk choices. (JEL D81, J15, J16, Z13 )
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  • Is supplemented by
    DOI: 10.1257/aer.100.4.1913 (Text)
Publications
  • Benjamin, Daniel J, James J Choi, and A. Joshua Strickland. “Social Identity and Preferences.” American Economic Review 100, no. 4 (September 2010): 1913–28. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.100.4.1913.
    • ID: 10.1257/aer.100.4.1913 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2019-11-14 | Issue Number: 1 | Registration Date: 2019-11-14

Benjamin, Daniel J.; Choi, James J.; Strickland, A. Joshua (2009): Replication data for: Social Identity and Preferences. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E112377V1-19601