Hypothetical Purchase Task Questionnaire (HPT)

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Hypothetical Purchase Task Questionnaire (HPT)

A behavioral economic measure of value and motivation designed by Roma et al (2016) that asks participants how many items of a certain commodity they would purchase at 9 different price points.
Duration: 2 minutes
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Reed, D., Kaplan, D., Roma, B., & Hursh, A. (2014). Inter-Method Reliability of Progression Sizes in a Hypothetical Purchase Task: Implications for Empirical Public Policy. The Psychological Record, 64(4), 671-679.

Roma, P. G., Hursh, S. R., and Hudja, S. (2016). Hypothetical Purchase Task Questionnaires for Behavioral Economic Assessments of Value and Motivation. Manage. Decis. Econ., 37: 306–323.

Reed, D., Kaplan, B., Becirevic, A., Roma, P., & Hursh, S. (2016). Toward quantifying the abuse liability of ultraviolet tanning: A behavioral economic approach to tanning addiction. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 106(1), 93-106.

Roma, P., Reed, G., DiGennaro Reed, D., & Hursh, D. (2017). Progress of and Prospects for Hypothetical Purchase Task Questionnaires in Consumer Behavior Analysis and Public Policy. The Behavior Analyst, 40(2), 329-342.