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Uncertain survival and time discounting: intertemporal consumption plans for family trusts

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  • Stephen Satchell
  • Susan Thorp

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Population Economics.

Volume (Year): 24 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 239-266

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Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:24:y:2011:i:1:p:239-266

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Keywords: Intertemporal choice; Family extinction; Hyperbolic discounting; G0; D91; D81;

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  1. Ryan Edwards, 2013. "The cost of uncertain life span," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, vol. 26(4), pages 1485-1522, October.

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