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Jekyll and Hyde

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  • Marie-Edith Bissey
  • John D Hey
  • Stefania Ottone

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Jekyll and Hyde were in fact two people inside the same person – an obviously dynamically inconsistent person. In the book and in the movie, the dynamic inconsistency was resolved in arather dramatic way. We investigate its resolution in the laboratory.

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  • Marie-Edith Bissey & John D Hey & Stefania Ottone, 2008. "Jekyll and Hyde," Discussion Papers 08/01, Department of Economics, University of York.
  • Handle: RePEc:yor:yorken:08/01
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    Keywords

    dynamic inconsistency; saving; consumption; naïve; resolute; sophisticated; dual selves;

    JEL classification:

    • C92 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Laboratory, Group Behavior
    • D9 - Microeconomics - - Micro-Based Behavioral Economics

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