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Contract Design with Costly Convex Self-Control

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  • Yusufcan Masatlioglu
  • Daisuke Nakajima
  • Emre Ozdenoren

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In this note, we consider the pricing problem of a profit-maximizing monopolist who faces naive consumers with convex self-control preferences.

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  • Yusufcan Masatlioglu & Daisuke Nakajima & Emre Ozdenoren, 2019. "Contract Design with Costly Convex Self-Control," Papers 1907.07628, arXiv.org.
  • Handle: RePEc:arx:papers:1907.07628
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