publication . Other literature type . Article . 1993

Should economic psychology care about personality structure?

Hermann Brandstätter;
  • Published: 01 Sep 1993
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract
Abstract Since economic psychology is primarily interested in (a) how people in general react to the economic aspects of their environment, and (b) how these reactions change the economic components of their environment, as yet individual differences are not an important issue in economic-psychological research. After a brief look at how economic psychology used to deal with individual differences in the past, some suggestions are given, based on literature from social psychology, economic psychology, and personality research, on how economic psychology should deal with in the future. Information on personality structure can be used for predicting economic behav...
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free text keywords: Gruppenverhalten, Wirtschaft, Persönlichkeitsfaktor, Unterschied, Sozialpsychologie, Collective Behavior, Economics, Individual Differences, Personality Traits, Social Psychology, Applied Psychology, Economics and Econometrics, Sociology and Political Science, Personality development, Differential psychology, Temperament, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Emotionality, Big Five personality traits, Social system, Psychology, Rationality, Personality
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 1993

Should economic psychology care about personality structure?

Hermann Brandstätter;