Smoking, wealth accumulation and the propensity to plan

Ahmed Khwaja, Dan Silverman, Frank Sloan, Yang Wang

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Abstract

We investigate the relationship between wealth, smoking, and individual propensities to plan. Planning propensity affects wealth but not smoking, suggesting that planning is not an all-purpose skill. Financial planning may draw on different abilities than those that facilitate smoking cessation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)96-103
Number of pages8
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume94
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Propensity to plan
  • Smoking
  • Wealth accumulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics

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