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Incentives and Self Control

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  • Ted O’Donoghue
  • Matthew Rabin

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  • Ted O’Donoghue & Matthew Rabin, 2006. "Incentives and Self Control," Levine's Bibliography 122247000000001262, UCLA Department of Economics.
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