Finance Discipline Group
UTS Business School
University of Technology, Sydney

Working Paper Series

Title:
Consumer Behaviour, Labour Supply and Diabetes: The Complex Case
Author(s): Joao Ricardo Faria
Date of publication: August 1999
Working paper number: 88
Abstract:
This article examines the behaviour of a consumer diagnosed with diabetes. It is shown that the medical treatment of the disease creates incentives that make diabetic's consumption and wieght display cyclical patterns. One implication is that labour supply can be cyclical as well.
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