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Over-savings and hyperbolic discounting

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  • Salanie, Francois
  • Treich, Nicolas

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Economic Review.

Volume (Year): 50 (2006)
Issue (Month): 6 (August)
Pages: 1557-1570

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Handle: RePEc:eee:eecrev:v:50:y:2006:i:6:p:1557-1570

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  2. Bertrand Wigniolle, 2011. "Fertility in the absence of self-control," Documents de travail du Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne 11007, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1), Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne.
  3. Sophie Chemarin & Caroline Orset, 2008. "Innovation and Information Acquisition Under Time Inconsistency and Uncertainty," Cahiers de recherche 0810, CIRPEE.
  4. Dionne, Georges & Gauthier, Geneviève & Hammami, Khemais & Maurice, Mathieu & Simonato, Jean-Guy, 2011. "A reduced form model of default spreads with Markov-switching macroeconomic factors," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 35(8), pages 1984-2000, August.
  5. Kylymnyuk, Dmytro & Wagner, Alexander K., 2012. "Commitment through risk," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 116(3), pages 295-297.
  6. CREMER, Helmuth & PESTIEAU, Pierre, . "Myopia, redistribution and pensions," CORE Discussion Papers RP -2269, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
  7. Bertrand Wigniolle, 2008. "Fertility in the absence of self-control," Post-Print halshs-00344463, HAL.
  8. Ralph Winkler, 2006. "Now or Never: Environmental Protection under Hyperbolic Discounting," CER-ETH Economics working paper series 06/60, CER-ETH - Center of Economic Research (CER-ETH) at ETH Zurich.
  9. Higashi, Youichiro & Hyogo, Kazuya & Takeoka, Norio, 2009. "Subjective random discounting and intertemporal choice," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 144(3), pages 1015-1053, May.
  10. Matthias Wrede, 2011. "Hyperbolic discounting and fertility," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 24(3), pages 1053-1070, July.
  11. Nicolas Drouhin, 2009. "Hyperbolic discounting may be time consistent," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 29(4), pages 2549-2555.
  12. Savorelli, Luca, 2008. "Know Thyself: Self Awareness and Utility Misprediction in Discounting Models of Intertemporal Choice," AICCON Working Papers 57-2008, Associazione Italiana per la Cultura della Cooperazione e del Non Profit.

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