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Survival risks, intertemporal consumption, and insurance: The case of distorted probabilities

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  • Bleichrodt, Han
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  • Bleichrodt, Han & Eeckhoudt, Louis, 2006. "Survival risks, intertemporal consumption, and insurance: The case of distorted probabilities," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 38(2), pages 335-346, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:insuma:v:38:y:2006:i:2:p:335-346
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