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Prospect theory: A literature review

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  • Edwards, Kimberley D.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Review of Financial Analysis.

    Volume (Year): 5 (1996)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 19-38

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:finana:v:5:y:1996:i:1:p:19-38

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