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Optimal consumption and the timing of the resolution of uncertainty

  • Eeckhoudt, Louis
  • Gollier, Christian
  • Treich, Nicolas

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Economic Review.

Volume (Year): 49 (2005)
Issue (Month): 3 (April)
Pages: 761-773

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Handle: RePEc:eee:eecrev:v:49:y:2005:i:3:p:761-773
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