Thomas Epper

University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science

Assistant Professor of Economics

Varnbüelstrasse 19

St. Gallen, SG 9000

Switzerland

http://www.thomasepper.com

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

The Missing Link: Unifying Risk Taking and Time Discounting

University of Zurich Department of Economics Working Paper No. 96, Revised version
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2018
Thomas Epper and Helga Fehr-Duda
University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science and ETH Zürich - Center for Economic Research
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risk taking, time discounting, probability weighting, decreasing impatience, increasing risk tolerance, preference for late resolution of uncertainty, preference for one-shot resolution of uncertainty

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Uncertainty Breeds Decreasing Impatience: The Role of Risk Preferences in Time Discounting

University of Zurich, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 412
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Jun 2009
Thomas Epper, Helga Fehr-Duda and Adrian Bruhin
University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science, ETH Zürich - Center for Economic Research and ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich
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institutionally generated uncertainty, time preferences, risk preferences, hyperbolic discounting, probability weighting

The Ambiguity Triangle: Uncovering Fundamental Patterns of Behavior Under Uncertainty

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5420
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 14 Jul 2015
Daniel Burghart, Thomas Epper and Ernst Fehr
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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uncertainty, ambiguity triangle

The Ambiguity Triangle: Uncovering Fundamental Patterns of Behavior Under Uncertainty

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9150
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Daniel Burghart, Thomas Epper and Ernst Fehr
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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uncertainty, risk preferences

The Ambiguity Triangle: Uncovering Fundamental Patterns of Behavior Under Uncertainty

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 196
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Jul 2015
Daniel Burghart, Thomas Epper and Ernst Fehr
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Behavior under Uncertainty, Ambiguity Preferences, Heterogeneity, Probability Triangle, Ambiguity Triangle

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Risk and Rationality: Uncovering Heterogeneity in Probability Distortion

Working Paper No. 414
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 09 Jun 2009
Adrian Bruhin, Helga Fehr-Duda and Thomas Epper
ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich, ETH Zürich - Center for Economic Research and University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science
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individual risk taking behavior, latent heterogeneity, finite mixture regression models, prospect theory

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Viewing the Future Through a Warped Lens: Why Uncertainty Generates Hyperbolic Discounting

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics University of Zurich Working Paper No. 510
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Oct 2010
Thomas Epper, Helga Fehr-Duda and Adrian Bruhin
University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science, ETH Zürich - Center for Economic Research and ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich
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Time Preferences, Risk Preferences, Hyperbolic Discounting, Probability Weighting, Institutionally Generated Uncertainty

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Rationality on the Rise: Why Relative Risk Aversion Increases with Stake Size

Working Paper No. 413
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jun 2009
Helga Fehr-Duda, Adrian Bruhin and Thomas Epper
ETH Zürich - Center for Economic Research, ETH Zürich - CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research at ETH Zurich and University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science
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The Two Faces of Independence: Betweenness and Homotheticity

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 179
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Nov 2014
Daniel Burghart, Thomas Epper and Ernst Fehr
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 62 (392,364)
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Revealed preferences, risk preferences, expected utility, independence axiom, betweenness, homotheticity, consumer choice, aggregation

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Time Discounting and Wealth Inequality

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 16 Oct 2019
University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, ETH Zürich - Center for Economic Research, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics
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Wealth inequality, savings behavior, time discounting, experimental methods, administrative data

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Other-Regarding Preferences and Redistributive Politics

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 339
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 24 Feb 2020
Thomas Epper, Ernst Fehr and Julien Senn
University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Social preferences, altruism, inequality aversion, preference heterogeneity, demand for redistribution

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Aarhus Survey

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 25 Feb 2018
Thomas Epper, Alexander K. Koch and Julia Nafziger
University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science, University of Aarhus - Department of Economics and Business Economics and Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences
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Parenting Values Moderate the Intergenerational Transmission of Time Preferences

University of Zurich, Department of Economics, Working Paper No. 333, 2019
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 31 Oct 2019
Anne Ardila Brenoe and Thomas Epper
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science
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intergenerational transmission, time preferences, patience, parenting style, parenting values, parental involvement

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Parenting Values Moderate the Intergenrational Transmission of Time Preferences

CEBI Working Paper No. 09/19
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Dec 2019
Anne Brenøe and Thomas Epper
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science
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Intergenerational transmission, time preferences, patience, parenting style, parenting values, parental involvement

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Parenting Values Moderate the Intergenerational Transmission of Time Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12710
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Nov 2019
Anne Brenøe and Thomas Epper
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics and University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science
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intergenerational transmission, time preferences, patience, parenting style, parenting values, parental involvement

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Probability and Risk: Foundations and Economic Implications of Probability-Dependent Risk Preferences

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 4, pp. 567-593, 2012
Posted: 01 Sep 2012
Helga Fehr-Duda and Thomas Epper
ETH Zürich - Center for Economic Research and University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science

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