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Thanatology and Economics: The Behavioral Economics of Death

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  • Joel Slemrod, 2003. "Thanatology and Economics: The Behavioral Economics of Death," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 93(2), pages 371-375, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:93:y:2003:i:2:p:371-375
    Note: DOI: 10.1257/000282803321947371
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    1. Auerbach, Alan J. & Kotlikoff, Laurence J., 1991. "The adequacy of life insurance purchases," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 1(3), pages 215-241, June.
    2. B. Douglas Bernheim & Katherine Grace Carman & Jagadeesh Gokhale & Laurence J. Kotlikoff, 2001. "The Mismatch Between Life Insurance Holdings and Financial Vulnerabilities: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances," NBER Working Papers 8544, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    1. Dumas, Jean-Malik, 2016. "Essays in behavioral strategy," Other publications TiSEM a04c1b1b-eeed-48ad-894b-7, Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management.
    2. Ryan Edwards, 2013. "The cost of uncertain life span," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 26(4), pages 1485-1522, October.

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