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Time Preferences and Consumer Behavior (with David Bradford, Charles Courtemanche, Garth Heutel, and Christopher Ruhm)
Courtemanche, Charles, Garth Heutel, and Patrick McAlvanah. (2015). "Impatience, Incentives, and Obesity," Economic Journal, Volume 125, Issue 582, pages 1-31, February 2015.
McAlvanah, Patrick and Charles C. Moul. (2013). "The House Doesn't Always Win: Evidence of Anchoring Among Australian Bookies," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 90, 2013, 87-99.
McAlvanah, Patrick. (2010). "Subadditivity, Patience, and Utility: The Effects of Dividing Time Intervals," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 76, 2010, 325-337.
McAlvanah, Patrick. (2009). "Are People More Risk-Taking in the Presence of the Opposite Sex?" Journal of Economic Psychology, Volume 30, Issue 2, April 2009, 136-146.