A constitutional economics perspective on soft paternalism

Research, Preprint OPEN
Schnellenbach, Jan;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Freiburg i. Br.: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Institut für Allgemeine Wirtschaftsforschung, Abteilung für Wirtschaftspolitik und Ordnungsökonomik
  • Subject: D63 | Z18 | D11 | reflective preferences | H11 | D18 | consumer sovereignty | autonomy | behavioural policies | nudge,biases,autonomy,consumer sovereignty,reflective preferences,behavioural policies | biases | D83 | nudge
    • jel: jel:D11 | jel:D63 | jel:H11 | jel:Z18 | jel:D83 | jel:D18
      ddc: ddc:330

Using a framework that distinguishes short-term consumer preferences, individual reflective preferences and political preferences, we discuss from a constitutional economics perspective whether individuals find it in their common constitutional interest to endow represe... View more
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