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Attitude choice, economic change, and welfare

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  • Ng, Yew-Kwang
  • Wang, Jianguo

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

Volume (Year): 45 (2001)
Issue (Month): 3 (July)
Pages: 279-291

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jeborg:v:45:y:2001:i:3:p:279-291

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Cited by:
  1. Astrid Matthey & Nadja Dwenger, 2008. "Don’t aim too high: the potential costs of high aspirations," SFB 649 Discussion Papers SFB649DP2008-011, Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
  2. Lelkes, Orsolya, 2006. "Tasting freedom: Happiness, religion and economic transition," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 59(2), pages 173-194, February.
  3. Johansson-Stenman, Olof & Martinsson, Peter, 2006. "Honestly, why are you driving a BMW?," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 60(2), pages 129-146, June.

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