Jekyll and Hyde

Hey, John D. and Bissey, Marie Edith and Ottone, Stefania (2008) Jekyll and Hyde. [Discussion Paper]. p. 11. Discussion Papers in Economics (No. 08/01).

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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 a rather dramatic way. We investigate its resolution in the laboratory.


Item Type:Report / Paper (Discussion Paper)
Research documents and activity classification:Working Papers > Refereed Working Papers / of international relevance
Divisions:Department of Business and Management
Additional Information:The paper is the preliminary version of: Marie-Edith Bissey & John Hey & Stefania Ottone, 2010. "Jekyll and Hyde," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 17(6), pages 555-559.
Uncontrolled Keywords:Dynamic inconsistency; saving; consumption; naïve; resolute; sophisticated; dual selves.
MIUR Scientific Area:Area 13 - Economics and Statistics > SECS-P/01 Political Economy
Deposited By:Maria Teresa Nistico
Deposited On:06 Dec 2010 15:23
Last Modified:19 Apr 2013 23:28

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