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Time-inconsistency and welfare

Jay Bhattacharya

Time-inconsistency and welfare

by Jay Bhattacharya

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cigarette smokers,
  • Smoking cessation,
  • Smoking -- Prevention,
  • Cigarettes -- Taxation -- Econometric models

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJay Bhattacharya, Darius Lakdawalla.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 10345., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 10345.
    ContributionsLakdawalla, Darius., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17620238M
    OCLC/WorldCa54883839

    Time Inconsistency and Financial Decision Making: Theory and Evidence [Hendrik-Sebastian Schmitz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Master's Thesis from the year in the subject Economics - Other, grade: 1, 3, University of Münster (Institut für Siedlungs- und Wohnungswesen). -Restructuring costs f are important to the welfare implications they are calibrated to % of book assets is this small/large? evidence? without f, covenants are welfare-decreasing ex-ante why? (doesn’t seem to be the case in the simple model) how is this consistent with the hump-shape in? 13 /

    The impetus for the current round of welfare reform derives from two complementary arguments. First, there is simply a concern that too many resources are being transferred from taxpayers to a dependent class, welfare recipientsSee Senator Phil Gramm's announcement speech in his unsuccessful bid for the Republican presidential nomination, College Station Texas, Febru "I want to Cited by: “Political Parties and the Time Inconsistency Problem in Social Welfare Provision.” Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Public Choice Society, San Diego Iversen, Torben Cited by:

    The time inconsistency problem common to so many regulatory contexts would return with a vengeance if legislatures can change the operating rules whenever they choose. With QE, central banks have launched a radical change of policy with huge distributional consequences. The book has four sections: welfare, values, incentives and power are. TABLE Effects of Time Inconsistency WELFARE REFORM AND ABORTION Beforea Plan Action Afterb Change in Plan Action Abortionsb E B A A - B B = C B + D B + E B + E E A A = B B = C C = C B + D D = D B + E E = E B + B E B B + B C = B D = B E = NOTE: Letters refer to final states in Figure A = NEVER pregnant; B = ABORT; C = MARRY; D.


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Time-inconsistency and welfare Summary "Self-control devices, such as rehabilitation programs, group commitment, and informal fines, can make time-inconsistent smokers better off.

Health economists have used this result to argue in favor of cigarette taxes that restrain smoking. Get this from a library. Time-inconsistency and welfare.

[Jay Bhattacharya; darius Lakdawalla; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "Self-control devices, such as rehabilitation programs, group commitment, and informal fines, can make time-inconsistent smokers better off.

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presen t. Time-Inconsistency and Welfare Jay Bhattacharya and Darius Lakdawalla NBER Working Paper No. March JEL No. I1, H2, D6 ABSTRACT Self-control devices, such as rehabilitation programs, group commitment, and informal fines, can make time-inconsistent smokers better off. Health economists have used this result to argue in favor.

• Policy makers can improve welfare by announcing one thing and then doing something else after people have made their decisions based on the announcement. This is the inconsistent action. – Depends on forward looking (rational) expectations so that people take account of the “policy announcements” when making decisions.

Time-Inconsistency and Welfare Jay Bhattacharya, Darius Lakdawalla. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in March NBER Program(s):Health Economics Self-control devices, such as Time-inconsistency and welfare book programs, group commitment, and informal fines, can make time-inconsistent smokers better off.

In economics, dynamic inconsistency or time inconsistency is a situation in which a decision-maker's preferences change over time in such a way that a preference can become inconsistent at another point in time.

This can be thought of as there being many different "selves" within decision makers, with each "self" representing the decision-maker at a different point in time; the inconsistency. Time-inconsistency and Welfare Program Participation: Evidence from the NLSY ∗ (preliminary) Hanming Fang and Dan Silverman† January Abstract This paper applies a model of potentially time-inconsistent preferences to the problem of dynamic labor supply and welfare program participation.

From panel data on the choices of. Time-Inconsistency and Welfare Program Participation: Evidence from the NLSY Hanming Fang, Dan Silverman. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in September NBER Program(s):Labor Studies, Public Economics We empirically implement a dynamic structural model of labor supply and welfare program participation for never-married mothers with potentially time-inconsistent preferences.

Time Inconsistency and the Welfare State Start with a society in which individuals are mostly reliant on themselves—if you don't find some way to earn an income you are likely to go hungry, or at least have to rely on charity and lead a much harder life than if you had a job.

Downloadable. Self-control devices, such as rehabilitation programs, group commitment, and informal fines, can make time-inconsistent smokers better off. Health economists have used this result to argue in favor of cigarette taxes that restrain smoking.

However, taxes alone are not Pareto-improving overall, because they benefit today's smoker at the expense of her future selves, who have less. Time-inconsistency and Welfare Program Participation: Evidence from the NLSY ∗ Hanming Fang and Dan Silverman† April Abstract This paper applies a model of potentially time-inconsistent preferences to the problem of dynamic labor supply and welfare program participation.

From panel data on the choices of single women with children, we Cited by: Macroeconomics Time Inconsistency Rational Expectations A problem is that soon the students anticipate that the exam may be cancelled.

They do not study, and they learn nothing. 3 Macroeconomics Time Inconsistency Vocabulary Important concepts for time inconsistency are rules versus discretion and credibility.

4 Macroeconomics Time File Size: 18KB. Downloadable. We empirically implement a dynamic structural model of labor supply and welfare program participation for never-married mothers with potentially time-inconsistent preferences.

Using panel data on the choices of single women with children from the NLSYwe provide estimates of the degree of time-inconsistency, and of its influence on the welfare take-up decision.

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC REVIEW Vol. 50, No. 4, November TIME-INCONSISTENCY AND WELFARE PROGRAM PARTICIPATION: EVIDENCE FROM THE NLSY∗ BY HANMING FANG1 AND DAN SILVERMAN University of Pennsylvania, Duke University, U.S.A.; University of Michigan, U.S.A.

We empirically implement a dynamic structural model of labor supply and welfare program participation for. Time consistency and financial risk. Time consistency is a property in financial risk related to dynamic risk purpose of the time the consistent property is to categorize the risk measures which satisfy the condition that if portfolio (A) is riskier than portfolio (B) at some time in the future, then it is guaranteed to be riskier at any time prior to that point.

of time-inconsistency through, for example, calculations of the value of commitment to potential welfare recipients, or estimations of the predicted response to welfare reforms such as time-limits and work requirements.

This paper joins a small literature that structurally implemented models that incorporate dy-namic decision-making. Using panel data on the choices of single women with children from the NLSYwe provide estimates of the degree of time-inconsistency, and of its influence on the welfare take-up decision.

dates to overcome the time-inconsistency problem. To do this we calculate optimal monetary policy in a New Keynesian model of a small open economy, as in Gali and Monacelli () or de Paoli ().

We first show that both single mandates result in a significant welfare. Dynamic (Time) Inconsistency “Dynamic Inconsistency, Cooperation, and the Benevolent Dissembling Government” By Stanley Fischer First introduced by Kydland and Prescott in“Rules rather than Discretion: The Inconsistency of Optimal Plans” Let’s look at the Nobel prize description of this work: Time-consistent PolicyFile Size: 24KB.illustrate the time inconsistency of Ramsey policies and to show how sustainabl policiee s an d outcomes can be computed.

The first is a model of capita taxatiol and n the second a, model o f default on governmen debtt I.n the capita taxatiol modeln investmen, decisiont s .While the problem of time inconsistency is a general one in every day life, this literature was particularly concerned with the time inconsistency of monetary policy.

Hence, while the author has tried to present this topic in as general a context as possible, this is an area of policy to which it is inextricably linked.