Determinants of Not Wanting to Know

Short Description: Would you like to know the exact day of your death? The goal of this SOEP-IS module is to examine the determinants of people’s knowledge preferences, and more specifically, the reasons behind the puzzling and sometimes strong desire for explicitly not wanting to know (cost-free) information.

Contact

Year

Respondents

Dataset

Variables

Availability

Nicole Hameister, German Centre of Gerontology [E-Mail]

2015

~500

inno

im_ws, lat1, lat2

04/2018