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A comparison of the discounted utility model and hyperbolic discounting models in the case of social and private intertemporal preferences for health

  • van der Pol, Marjon
  • Cairns, John

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

Volume (Year): 49 (2002)
Issue (Month): 1 (September)
Pages: 79-96

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jeborg:v:49:y:2002:i:1:p:79-96
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