Dynamic Social Interactions and Health Risk Behavior
NBER Working Paper No. 26223
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We are grateful to Steven Durlauf, Matt Jackson, David Levine for their extensive comments and suggestions at different stages. We also thank Larry Blume, Pierre-André Chiappori, Aureo De Paula, Marcel Fafchamps, Bryan Graham, Bob Lucas, Jen Overbeck, Tom Sargent, José Scheinkman, Giorgio Topa, and seminar participants at Yale, UPenn, NYU, Chicago, Cornell, Queens, University of Toronto, University of Queensland, Melbourne Business School, Université Laval, Australian National University, University of Western Australia, Workshop on Social Identity and Social Interactions in Economics in Quebec City, and the Australasian Economic Theory Workshop in Canberra. Özgür thanks the Economics Department at Sciences Po in Paris, where a big part of this research was done, for its hospitality. Özgür is also grateful for financial support to Melbourne Business School through MBS Competitive Grant schemes in 2013-2017, to “La Chaire du Canada en Économie des Politiques Sociales et des Ressources Humaines” at Université Laval, and to SSHRC, FQRSC, and IFM2. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.