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Rational inattention in macroeconomics

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In many markets, acquiring and processing the information needed to make optimal decisions costs agents time, effort, and/or money. This thesis is concerned with the macroeconomic implications of the way households behave in the face of these costs, which is known as rational inattention. The thesis consists of three self-contained chapters.

The first and second chapters both explore limited household attention to the choice between different savings products. Regulators (e.g. FCA,...

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SSD
Department:
Economics
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Name:
Economic and Social Research Council
Funder identifier:
http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100000269
Grant:
1638214
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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English
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2021-08-25

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