Keith Chen

Could your language affect your ability to save money?

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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.

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Keith Chen · Behavioral economist

Keith Chen's research suggests that the language you speak may impact the way you think about your future.

Keith Chen's research suggests that the language you speak may impact the way you think about your future.