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Patience Is A Virtue : The Effect Of Students’ Time Preferences On Academic Results

Edith Cowan University
Margaret Giles (Aggregated by) Y Cheung (Aggregated by)
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The “Patience is a virtue : the effect of students’ time preferences on academic results” project has been funded by a Edith Cowan University Faculty of Business and Law Teaching and Learning Grant and the IP arising from research rests with that organisation.

Contact Dr Margaret Giles (m.giles@ecu.edu.au) at Edith Cowan University to determine access conditions.


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m.giles@ecu.edu.au

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This dataset was constructed from 114 surveys completed by 191 Edith Cowan University’s first year Economics students in Semesters 1 and 2, 2011(August).

Data variables includes gender, enrolment type (full-time, part-time, local, international), postcode (as a proxy for socio-economic status), parent’s highest level of education (as a proxy for income effect or expectation of educational achievement), previous week’s tutorial attendance (as a proxy for commitment to study) and twenty choice/statements. Each of these choice/decision statements requires students to choose between ‘payment in one-months time’ (of a fixed amount) and ‘payment in seven-months time’ (ranging from slightly more than the fixed amount chosen for ‘payment in one-months time’ to an amount that is double the fixed amount).

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Data collection has been gathered by Dr Margaret Giles of Edith Cowan University.

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