Temporal Discounting for Multidimensional Economic Agents

  • F. Bota Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania


Individuals frequently place a higher value on money and goods today than they would in the future. This is known as temporal or time discounting, and most economic models include discount functions to represent such utility over time. In this paper we evaluated traditional models with experimental data from the scientific literature and constructed our own samples for comparison.

In addition, we evaluated the prediction accuracy of the models and proposed new hybrid solutions. Our investigation aims to contribute to a better understanding of human nature in complex processes.



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How to Cite
BOTA, F.. Temporal Discounting for Multidimensional Economic Agents. Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai Informatica, [S.l.], v. 66, n. 1, p. 86-103, july 2021. ISSN 2065-9601. Available at: <https://www.cs.ubbcluj.ro/~studia-i/journal/journal/article/view/66>. Date accessed: 05 dec. 2021. doi: https://doi.org/10.24193/subbi.2021.1.06.