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11.01.2019 New paper on implicit motives as antecedents of income growth

My and Eva Derous' grad student Catherine Apers published a new paper with the title "Who earns more? Explicit traits, implicit motives, and income growth trajectories.". Her work shows that implicit motives contribute incremental variance above the Big 5 personality traits to the prediction of income growth.

Apers, C., Lang, J. W. B., & Derous, E. (2019). Who earns more? Explicit traits, implicit motives, and income growth trajectories. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 110, 214-228. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2018.12.004