T. Scott Findley

Utah State University

Department of Economics and Finance

3565 Old Main Hill

Logan, UT 84322-3565

United States

http://tscottfindley.com

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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Using MS Excel to Solve and Simulate the Life-Cycle/Permanent-Income Model of Consumption and Saving

International Review of Economics Education, 16(Part B), 129-146 (2014)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 May 2013 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2015
T. Scott Findley
Utah State University
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life-cycle/permanent-income model, consumption, saving, social security, dynamic optimization, MS Excel

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Time Inconsistency and Retirement Choice

Economics Letters, 129(1), 4-8 (2015)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2015
T. Scott Findley and Frank Caliendo
Utah State University and Utah State University
Downloads 94 (345,636)
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hyperbolic discounting, retirement choice, time inconsistency, life-cycle consumption and saving

Time Inconsistency and Retirement Choice

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5208
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Mar 2015
T. Scott Findley and Frank Caliendo
Utah State University and Utah State University
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hyperbolic discounting, naiveté, retirement choice, time inconsistency, life-cycle consumption and saving

Time Inconsistency and Retirement Choice

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 11/2014-076
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Mar 2015
T. Scott Findley and Frank Caliendo
Utah State University and Utah State University
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hyperbolic discounting, naiveté, retirement choice, time inconsistency, life-cycle consumption and saving

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The Save More Tomorrow Program and the Household Balance Sheet: A Theoretical Investigation

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2019
T. Scott Findley and Erin Cottle Hunt
Utah State University and Lafayette College
Downloads 118 (294,292)
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Household Finance, Save More Tomorrow Program, Saving for Retirement, Quasi-Hyperbolic Discounting

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Dynamic Consistency and Regret

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 173(1), 342-364 (2020)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Frank Caliendo and T. Scott Findley
Utah State University and Utah State University
Downloads 107 (315,178)
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Saving for Retirement, Regret, Biased Retirement Timing, Dynamic Consistency, Forward and Backward Discounting, Welfare.

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Commitment and Welfare

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 159(1), 210-234 (2019)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 May 2014 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2019
Frank Caliendo and T. Scott Findley
Utah State University and Utah State University
Downloads 101 (327,527)
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Commitment, Behavioral Welfare Analysis, Dynamic Inconsistency, Hyperbolic Discounting

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Discount Functions and Self-Control Problems

Economics Letters, 122(3), 416-419 (2014)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2014
Frank Caliendo and T. Scott Findley
Utah State University and Utah State University
Downloads 59 (451,849)
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Discounting, Intertemporal Choice, Saving, Self-Control Problems

Discount Functions and Self-Control Problems

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 12/2013-080
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Mar 2014
Frank Caliendo and T. Scott Findley
Utah State University and Utah State University
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Discounting, intertemporal choice, saving, self-control problems

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Time Inconsistency and Retirement Planning

Economics Letters, 121(1), 30-34 (2013)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 May 2013 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2013
Frank Caliendo and T. Scott Findley
Utah State University and Utah State University
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Financial Literacy, Retirement Planning, Saving, Time Inconsistency

Hyperbolic Memory Discounting and the Political Business Cycle

European Journal of Political Economy, 40(1B), 345-359 (2015)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2016
T. Scott Findley
Utah State University
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hyperbolic memory discounting, Jost's Second Law of Forgetting, political business cycle, inflation, unemployment

Hyperbolic Memory Discounting and the Political Business Cycle

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5556
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Nov 2015
T. Scott Findley
Utah State University
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hyperbolic memory discounting, Jost’s Second Law of Forgetting, political business cycle, inflation, unemployment

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Quasi-Hyperbolic Discounting and the Existence of Time-Inconsistent Retirement

Theoretical Economics Letters, 3(2), 119-123 (2013)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 May 2013 Last Revised: 10 May 2013
T. Scott Findley and James A. Feigenbaum
Utah State University and Utah State University
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Quasi-Hyperbolic Discounting, Retirement, Life-Cycle Consumption/Saving Theory, Time Inconsistency

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Myopia, Education, and Social Security

International Tax and Public Finance, 27(3), 694-720 (2020)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 07 May 2020
Frank Caliendo and T. Scott Findley
Utah State University and Utah State University
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social security, myopia, educational attainment, overlapping-generations model, dynamic general equilibrium

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Hedonic Valuation of Land Protection Methods: Implications for Cluster Development

Journal of Economics and Finance, 39(4), 782-806 (2015)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2015
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Utah State University, American University of Sharjah - Department of Economics and Colorado State University, Fort Collins
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hedonic valuation, cluster development, open space, spatial dependence, spatial autocorrelation

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Quasi-Hyperbolic Discounting and Delayed Retirement

Theoretical Economics Letters, 5(2), 325-331 (2015)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 12 May 2015
James A. Feigenbaum and T. Scott Findley
Utah State University and Utah State University
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Quasi-Hyperbolic Discounting, Retirement, Life-Cycle Consumption and Saving

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Short Planning Horizons and the Save More Tomorrow Program

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Nov 2020
Erin Cottle Hunt and T. Scott Findley
Lafayette College and Utah State University
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Save More Tomorrow Program, Shortsightedness, Short Planning Horizon, Life-Cycle Consumption and Saving, Time-Inconsistent Dynamic Optimization, Social Security

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Interacting Mechanisms of Time Inconsistency

Journal of Economic Psychology, 41(1), 68-76 (2014)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 May 2013 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2014
T. Scott Findley and Frank Caliendo
Utah State University and Utah State University
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dual mechanisms of time inconsistency, hyperbolic discounting, short planning horizons, life-cycle consumption and saving

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Limited Computational Ability and Social Security

International Tax and Public Finance, 20(3), 414-433 (2013)
Posted: 17 May 2013
Frank Caliendo and T. Scott Findley
Utah State University and Utah State University

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rule-of-thumb consumption and saving, optimal social security, general equilibrium calibration

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Does it Pay to be SMarT?

Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 9(3), 321-344 (2010)
Posted: 17 May 2013
T. Scott Findley and Frank Caliendo
Utah State University and Utah State University

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Save More Tomorrow, Life-Cycle/Permanent-Income Consumption, Dynamic Welfare Analysis, Behavioral Economics

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Short Horizons, Time Inconsistency, and Optimal Social Security

International Tax and Public Finance, 16(4), 487-513 (2009)
Posted: 17 May 2013
T. Scott Findley and Frank Caliendo
Utah State University and Utah State University

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short planning horizons, time-inconsistent preferences, social security, optimal taxation, dynamic optimization, life-cycle consumption, dynamic welfare analysis

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The Behavioral Justification for Public Pensions: A Survey

Journal of Economics and Finance, 32(4), 409-425 (2008)
Posted: 17 May 2013
T. Scott Findley and Frank Caliendo
Utah State University and Utah State University

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public pensions, life-cycle consumption, myopia

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OutSMarTing the Social Security Crisis

Public Finance Review, 35(6), 647-668 (2007)
Posted: 17 May 2013
T. Scott Findley and Frank Caliendo
Utah State University and Utah State University

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Save More Tomorrow, Social Security, Rule-of-Thumb, Consumption