NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Individual Laboratory-Measured Discount Rates Predict Field Behavior

Christopher F. Chabris, David Laibson, Carrie L. Morris, Jonathon P. Schuldt, Dmitry Taubinsky

NBER Working Paper No. 14270
Issued in August 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

The authors wish to thank Kirill Babikov, Ananya Chakravarti, Lee Chung, Alison H. Delargy, Margaret E. Gerbasi, J. Richard Hackman, Jill M. Hooley, Steven E. Hyman, Thomas Jerde, Stephen M. Kosslyn, Melissa A. Liebert, Sarah Murphy, Jacob Sattelmair, Aerfen Whittle, and Anita W. Woolley for their advice, assistance, and support of this research. We acknowledge financial support by a NARSAD Young Investigator Award and DCI Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded to Christopher F. Chabris, an NSF ROLE grant to J. Richard Hackman and Stephen M. Kosslyn, and NIA (P01 AG005842, R01 AG021650) and NSF (0527516) grants to David I. Laibson The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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