A note on optimal paternalism and health capital subsidies
AbstractThis paper concerns the policy implications of a potential self-control problem underlying the consumption of unhealthy food. Our results show that subsidies on wealth and health capital can be used to implement a socially optimal resource allocation.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.
Volume (Year): 101 (2008)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
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Health Quasi-hyperbolic discounting Subsidies;
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