Estimates of the average discount rate in Maharashtra range from 10% to 25% per month, depending on estimation method and length of delay between payments. Age, female gender, wealth, and recent experience with household crisis reduce individual discount rates. In turn, higher discount rates reduce the probability of hand washing and water treatment, but only among those who understand the future benefits of these activities.The final version was a result of further revisions through focus group discussions , pretest with rural households, and feedback during enumerator training. ... Some methods can only use consistent responses; hence, the criteria to choose these responses are also the criteria for ... In each question, they chose between two options with an opt-out: (a) Smaller Sooner (SS) : Rs 1, 000 (PSS) either now or inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Discount Rate Estimation and the Role of Time Preference in Rural Household Behavior: Disease Prevention in India and Forest Management in the US.|
|Author||:||Stibniati S. Atmadja|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|