Erik MeijerSenior Economist, CESR
Economics of aging
I think it's important.
In terms of a person, Arie Kapteyn (CESR director). My interest in the broader field of theoretical and applied microeconomics goes back to reading Deaton and Muellbauer's Economics and Consumer Behavior.
Job characteristics matter for labor force transitions, but the effect sizes depend on personality.
Why people make the decisions they make.
Paper and ballpoint