Can Financial Incentives Help People Trying to Establish New Habits? Experimental Evidence with New Gym Members
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Keywordsendowment effect; incentives; exercise; overconfidence;
- C93 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Field Experiments
- D3 - Microeconomics - - Distribution
- I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Behavior
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- NEP-EXP-2017-07-16 (Experimental Economics)
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