Goals and bracketing under mental accounting

Behavioral economics struggles to explain why people sometimes evaluate outcomes separately (narrow bracketing of mental accounts) and sometimes jointly (broad bracketing). We develop a theory of endogenous bracketing, where people set goals to tackle self-control problems. Goals induce reference po...

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Volume: 162
Main Author: Koch, Alexander K
Nafziger, Julia
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: SAN DIEGO Elsevier Inc 01.03.2016
ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE
Elsevier B.V
published in: Journal of economic theory Vol. 162; pp. 305 - 351
ORCID: 0000-0003-3307-3073
0000-0001-9471-1636
Data of publication: March 2016
ISSN: 0022-0531
1095-7235
EISSN: 1095-7235
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
D03
D81
D91
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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