Self-regulatory strength and dynamic optimal purchase
AbstractI study a single-agent dynamic purchase problem by using a Gul and Pesendorfer’s [Gul, F., Pesendorfer, W., 2007. Harmful addiction. Review of Economic Studies 74 (1), 147–172] dynamic preference: extreme self-control cannot be sustained and leads to addiction. This type of agent exhibits a behavioral pattern of self-regulatory depletion.
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Volume (Year): 115 (2012)
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Self-control; Optimal control; Consumption;
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