Trenton G. Smith

University of Otago

Senior Lecturer

PO Box 56

Dunedin

New Zealand

http://www.business.otago.ac.nz/econ/staff/smith.html

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The Mcdonald's Equilibrium: Advertising, Empty Calories, and the Endogenous Determination of Dietary Preferences

Social Choice and Welfare, Vol. 23, pp. 383-413, 2004
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Feb 2004
Trenton G. Smith
University of Otago
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Self-Control, Health, Evolution, Consumer Protection

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Why the Poor Get Fat: Weight Gain and Economic Insecurity

WSU School of Economic Sciences Working Paper No. 2007-16
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Trenton G. Smith, Christiana Stoddard and Michael G. Barnes
University of Otago, Montana State University - Bozeman and Washington State University - School of Economic Sciences
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obesity, unemployment, moral hazard

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A Theory of Natural Addiction

UCLA International Institute Global Fellows Working Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Feb 2004
Trenton G. Smith and Attila Tasnadi
University of Otago and Corvinus University of Budapest
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endogenous opioids, sugar addiction, behavioral ecology, neuroendocrinology, autism

A Theory of Natural Addiction

Games and Economic Behavior, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Trenton G. Smith and Attila Tasnadi
University of Otago and Corvinus University of Budapest
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endogenous opioids, sugar addiction, behavioral ecology, neuroendocrinology, autism

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Reconciling Psychology with Economics: Obesity, Behavioral Biology, and Rational Overeating

WSU School of Economic Sciences Working Paper No. 2006-4
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jun 2006
Trenton G. Smith
University of Otago
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evolution, behavioral ecology, neuroeconomics, self-control, serotonin, nicotine, MDMA

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Economic Insecurity and the Spread of Obesity in Social Networks

WSU School of Economic Sciences Working Paper No. 2010-2
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Feb 2010
Michael G. Barnes, Trenton G. Smith and Jonathan Yoder
Washington State University - School of Economic Sciences, University of Otago and Washington State University - School of Economic Sciences
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overweight, contagion, obesity, networks

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Why (and When) are Preferences Convex? Threshold Effects and Uncertain Quality

Journal of Theoretical Economics, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Trenton G. Smith and Attila Tasnadi
University of Otago and Corvinus University of Budapest
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endogenous preferences, evolution, advertising

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Waiting for the Invisible Hand: Market Power and Endogenous Information in the Modern Market for Food

WSU School of Economic Sciences Working Paper No. 2009-7
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
University of Otago, Washington State University - School of Economic Sciences and Washington State University - School of Economic Sciences
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credence goods, history, food policy, certification

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Why are Americans Addicted to Baseball? An Empirical Analysis of Fandom in Korea and the U.S.

Contemporary Economic Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Young Hoon Lee and Trenton G. Smith
Sogang University and University of Otago
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Attendance Demand, Habit Formation, Baseball Addiction, Fan Psychology, Testosterone

Quality Uncertainty as Resolution of the Bertrand Paradox

WSU School of Economic Sciences Working Paper No. 2010-1
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Jan 2010
Attila Tasnadi, Trenton G. Smith and Andrew Hanks
Corvinus University of Budapest, University of Otago and Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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oligopoly, endogenous preferences, threshold utility

Quality Uncertainty as Resolution of the Bertrand Paradox

Pacific Economic Review, Vol. 17, Issue 5, pp. 687-692, 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Attila Tasnadi, Trenton G. Smith and Andrew Hanks
Corvinus University of Budapest, University of Otago and The Ohio State University
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'Rational Overeating' in a Feast-or-Famine World: Economic Insecurity and the Obesity Epidemic

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10954
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Trenton G. Smith, Steven Stillman and Stuart Craig
University of Otago, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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obesity, economic insecurity, economic security index

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Why are Americans Addicted to Baseball? An Empirical Analysis of Fandom in Korea and the United States

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 32-48, January 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Jan 2008
Young Hoon Lee and Trenton G. Smith
Sogang University - Department of Economics and University of Otago
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