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This means that the consumer has two alternatives: (i) Either he can determine that one of the consumption bundle is strictly better than the other. The first is that leisure is a normal good which explains that as income increases, we buy more leisure and the income effect due to an increase in the endowment of consumption will reduce the hours ¯¾*?÷þêoÓ ó?RO}öó öÎòwóé¬ümWYo±¼,ü0¨. 1) We the consumer try to maximize our utility from our consumption of goods and services; 2) Consumers are rational. A Dynamic Model of Labor Supply, Consumption/Saving, and Annuity Decisions Under Uncertainty† Hugo Ben´ıtez-Silva‡ SUNY at Stony Brook First draft: October 12, 1999 This version: September 30, 2000 Abstract This paper presents a dynamic model of labor/leisure, consumption/saving and annuity decisions over the life cycle. 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