Non-separable time preferences, novelty consumption and body weight: Theory and evidence from the East German transition to capitalism

This paper develops a dynamic model to illustrate how diet and body weight change when novel food products become available to consumers. We propose a microfounded test to empirically discriminate between habit and taste formation in intertemporal preferences. Moreover, we show that ‘novelty consump...

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Volume: 51
Main Author: Dragone, Davide
Ziebarth, Nicolas R
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.01.2017
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published in: Journal of health economics Vol. 51; pp. 41 - 65
ORCID: 0000-0003-3562-2371
Data of publication: January 2017
ISSN: 0167-6296
1879-1646
EISSN: 1879-1646
Discipline: Public Health
Economics
Subjects:
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D11
E21
I12
I15
L66
O33
R22
Q18
D91
Online Access: available in Bonn?
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