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Procrastination

by James Tierney

In behavioral economics we begin to study why people procrastinate. If you are teaching Time Inconsistency either in your behavioral section of microeconomics or in a full class on behavioral economics, this is a nice short clip to motivate discussion.

Procrastination -- HIMYM

This clip shows time inconsistency where Ted and Marshall value their current selves much more than their future selves. It is a great clip to introduce behavioral economics topics.

from How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Creator: Bays & Thomas Productions
Distributor: James Tierney -- DVD
Posted by James Tierney
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