Emotions and economic expectations: A field study

Uri Benzion, Shosh Shahrabani, Tal Shavit, Rumy Weiss

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The current field study examines emotions, evoked by a fire disaster, and economic expectations of people who were exposed to a fire disaster in Israel. We find that negative emotions are correlated with expectations regarding the economic self-improvement, as well as expectations for national economic improvement.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1455-1460
Number of pages6
JournalEconomics Bulletin
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes


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