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Priming in economics


Cohn, Alain; Maréchal, Michel (2016). Priming in economics. Working paper series / Department of Economics 226, University of Zurich.

Abstract

Conceptual priming has become an increasingly popular tool in economics. Here, we review the literature that uses priming in incentivized experiments to study economic questions. We mainly focus on the role of social identity, culture, and norms in shaping preferences and behavior. We also discuss recently raised objections to priming research and conclude with promising avenues for future research.

Abstract

Conceptual priming has become an increasingly popular tool in economics. Here, we review the literature that uses priming in incentivized experiments to study economic questions. We mainly focus on the role of social identity, culture, and norms in shaping preferences and behavior. We also discuss recently raised objections to priming research and conclude with promising avenues for future research.

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Item Type:Working Paper
Communities & Collections:03 Faculty of Economics > Department of Economics
Working Paper Series > Department of Economics
Dewey Decimal Classification:330 Economics
JEL Classification:C90, D03
Uncontrolled Keywords:Priming, experiment, identity, endogenous preferences, Priming, Präferenz, Experiment, Verhalten, Identität
Language:English
Date:April 2016
Deposited On:04 May 2016 14:47
Last Modified:20 Sep 2018 04:13
Series Name:Working paper series / Department of Economics
Number of Pages:9
ISSN:1664-7041
OA Status:Green
Official URL:http://www.econ.uzh.ch/static/wp/econwp226.pdf
Related URLs:http://www.econ.uzh.ch/static/workingpapers-new.php

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