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Consumer Myopia in Vehicle Purchases: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Kenneth Gillingham, Sébastien Houde, Arthur van Benthem

NBER Working Paper No. 25845
Issued in May 2019

---- Acknowledgments ----

The authors declare that they have no relevant or material financial interests or any other conflicts of interest that relate to the research described in this paper. The authors are grateful to Hunt Allcott, Mark Jacobsen, Chris Knittel, Matt Kotchen, Josh Linn, Erica Myers, Mathias Reynaert, John Rust, Jim Sallee and Joe Shapiro for their comments and suggestions. We also thank seminar participants at Georgetown University, Simon Fraser University, Stanford University, University of Connecticut, University of Copenhagen, University of Maryland, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale University. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Kenneth Gillingham ----

Kenneth Gillingham has received no compensation for this work from any source, but has served as an expert consultant for the California Air Resources Board on work relating to fuel-economy standards.

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