Keith Chen:
Could your language affect your ability to save money?

TEDGlobal 2012 · 12:13 · Filmed Jun 2012
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What can economists learn from linguists? Behavioral economist Keith Chen introduces a fascinating pattern from his research: that languages without a concept for the future — "It rain tomorrow," instead of "It will rain tomorrow" — correlate strongly with high savings rates.

Behavioral Economist
Keith Chen's new research suggests that the language you speak may impact the way you think about your future. Full bio
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