Charles Sprenger

University of California, San Diego
Rady School of Business
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 93093

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Institutional Affiliation: University of California at San Diego

NBER Working Papers and Publications

February 2019Toward an Understanding of the Development of Time Preferences: Evidence from Field Experiments
with James Andreoni, Michael A. Kuhn, John A. List, Anya Samek, Kevin Sokal: w25590

Published: James Andreoni & Michael A. Kuhn & John A. List & Anya Samek & Kevin Sokal & Charles Sprenger, 2019. "Toward an understanding of the development of time preferences: Evidence from field experiments," Journal of Public Economics, vol 177. citation courtesy of

November 2017A Stream of Prospects or a Prospect of Streams: On the Evaluation of Intertemporal Risks
with James Andreoni, Paul Feldman: w24075
February 2016Using Preference Estimates to Customize Incentives: An Application to Polio Vaccination Drives in Pakistan
with James Andreoni, Michael Callen, Muhammad Yasir Khan, Karrar Jaffar: w22019
August 2013On Measuring Time Preferences
with James Andreoni, Michael A. Kuhn: w19392

Published: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization Volume 116, August 2015, Pages 451–464 Cover image Measuring time preferences: A comparison of experimental methods ☆ James Andreonia, , Michael A. Kuhnb, , Charles Sprengerc, ,

January 2013Working Over Time: Dynamic Inconsistency in Real Effort Tasks
with Ned Augenblick, Muriel Niederle: w18734

Published: Working Over Time: Dynamic Inconsistency in Real Effort Tasks* Ned Augenblick†, Muriel Niederle‡ and Charles Sprenger§ The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2015) doi: 10.1093/qje/qjv020

August 2011Uncertainty Equivalents: Testing the Limits of the Independence Axiom
with James Andreoni: w17342
September 2010Estimating Time Preferences from Convex Budgets
with James Andreoni: w16347

Published: James Andreoni & Charles Sprenger, 2012. "Estimating Time Preferences from Convex Budgets," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 102(7), pages 3333-56, December. citation courtesy of

Risk Preferences Are Not Time Preferences: Discounted Expected Utility with a Disproportionate Preference for Certainty
with James Andreoni: w16348

Published: “Risk Preferences are Not Time Preferences.” with Charles Sprenger, American Economic Review , December 2012, 102 (7), 3357-3376.

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