Levy (2002) and Dragone (2009) showed that rational agents tend to become overweight. Their result is shown to be equivalent to an assumption placed on the instantaneous utility function, and their model is shown to admit multiple steady states, including being underweight.

Rational agents might be overweight, underweight, or the physiologically optimal weight / Caputo, Michael R.; Dragone, Davide. - In: ECONOMICS LETTERS. - ISSN 0165-1765. - ELETTRONICO. - 210:110210(2022), pp. 1-4. [10.1016/j.econlet.2021.110210]

Rational agents might be overweight, underweight, or the physiologically optimal weight

Dragone, Davide
2022

Abstract

Levy (2002) and Dragone (2009) showed that rational agents tend to become overweight. Their result is shown to be equivalent to an assumption placed on the instantaneous utility function, and their model is shown to admit multiple steady states, including being underweight.
2022
Rational agents might be overweight, underweight, or the physiologically optimal weight / Caputo, Michael R.; Dragone, Davide. - In: ECONOMICS LETTERS. - ISSN 0165-1765. - ELETTRONICO. - 210:110210(2022), pp. 1-4. [10.1016/j.econlet.2021.110210]
Caputo, Michael R.; Dragone, Davide
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