NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

The Importance of Being an Optimist: Evidence from Labor Markets

Ron Kaniel, Cade Massey, David T. Robinson

NBER Working Paper No. 16328
Issued in September 2010

---- Acknowledgements -----

We are grateful to Sheryle Dirks, Erin Gasch and Andrew Hussey for helpful comments and assistance. We received helpful feedback on drafts of this paper from seminar participants at Arizona State, Carnegie Mellon, Colorado, Columbia, Duke, Harvard, HKUST, INSEAD, Stockholm School of Economics, Texas, UNC, UCLA, and the NBER Fall 2007 Corporate Finance Meetings. Dan Blanchette provided expert assistance assembling the survey data. Any errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

return to bibliography page

 
Publications
Activities
Meetings
NBER Videos
Data
People
About

Support
National Bureau of Economic Research, 1050 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138; 617-868-3900; email: info@nber.org

Contact Us