Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/96437
Authors: 
Conell-Price, Lynn
Jamison, Julian
Year of Publication: 
2012
Series/Report no.: 
Working Papers, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 12-16
Abstract: 
We present new evidence on the relationship between health behaviors and experimental measures of risk and time preferences and introduce evidence that perceived control - a measure incorporated from the health psychology literature - is a stronger and more consistent predictor of health behaviors than economic preferences.
JEL: 
C91
D03
I12
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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