Charles Sprenger

University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

9500 Gilman Drive

Mail Code 0502

La Jolla, CA 92093-0112

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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Dynamic Inconsistency in Food Choice: Experimental Evidence from a Food Desert

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2572821, CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper 2015-027
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2015
Sally Sadoff, Anya Samek and Charles Sprenger
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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temptation, dynamic inconsistency, commitment demand, field experiment

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Present-Biased Preferences and Credit Card Borrowing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4198
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Jun 2009
Stephan Meier and Charles Sprenger
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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time preferences, dynamic inconsistency, credit card borrowing, field experiment

Present-Biased Preferences and Credit Card Borrowing

American Economic Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 193-210, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 31 Oct 2011
Stephan Meier and Charles Sprenger
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Credit Card Debt and Payment Use

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 08-2
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Jun 2008
Charles Sprenger and Joanna Stavins
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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payments, credit card, debit card, consumer credit

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Selection into Financial Literacy Programs: Evidence from a Field Study

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 07-5
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Dec 2007
Stephan Meier and Charles Sprenger
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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selection, credit scores, financial literacy, time preferences, field experiment

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Impatience and Credit Behavior: Evidence from a Field Experiment

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 07-3
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Apr 2007
Stephan Meier and Charles Sprenger
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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time preferences, credit behavior, credit scores, delinquencies, field experiment

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Discounting Financial Literacy: Time Preferences and Participation in Financial Education Programs

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3507
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Stephan Meier and Charles Sprenger
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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financial literacy, time preferences, selection, field experiment

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Heterogeneity of Loss Aversion and Expectations-Based Reference Points

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 May 2018
University of Bonn, Harvard Business School, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Reference-Dependent Preferences, Rational Expectations, Personal Equilibrium, Endowment Effect, Expectations-Based Reference Points

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Risk Preferences are Not Time Preferences: Discounted Expected Utility with a Disproportionate Preference for Certainty

NBER Working Paper No. w16348
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2021
James Andreoni and Charles Sprenger
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Heterogeneity of Gain-Loss Attitudes and Expectations-Based Reference Points

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 May 2020
University of Bonn, Harvard Business School, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Reference-Dependent Preferences, Rational Expectations, Personal Equilibrium, Endowment Effect, Expectations-Based Reference Points

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Uncertainty Equivalents: Testing the Limits of the Independence Axiom

NBER Working Paper No. w17342
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 22 May 2021
James Andreoni and Charles Sprenger
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Estimating Time Preferences from Convex Budgets

NBER Working Paper No. w16347
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2021
James Andreoni and Charles Sprenger
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Using Preference Estimates to Customize Incentives: An Application to Polio Vaccination Drives in Pakistan

NBER Working Paper No. w22019
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 01 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2021
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Pittsburgh, University of Southern California and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Using Preference Estimates to Customize Incentives: An Application to Polio Vaccination Drives in Pakistan

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11137
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Southern California, University of Pittsburgh and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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A Stream of Prospects or a Prospect of Streams: On the Evaluation of Intertemporal Risks

NBER Working Paper No. w24075
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2021
James Andreoni, Paul Feldman and Charles Sprenger
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), UCSD and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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