Multiplicative habit formation and consumption: A note
AbstractA multiplicative form of the habit term in the utility function has some undesirable properties if the habit function is itself still additive (Wendner, 2003). A geometric form for the way the stock of habit accumulates can resolve these shortcomings.
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Volume (Year): 113 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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Habit formation; Multiplicative habits; Consumption;
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