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Experimental economics: Where next?

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  • Binmore, Ken
  • Shaked, Avner
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    Where should experimental economics go next? This paper uses the literature on inequity aversion as a case study in suggesting that we could profit from tightening up our act.

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

    Volume (Year): 73 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 87-100

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jeborg:v:73:y:2010:i:1:p:87-100

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