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Regret, Valuation, and Inaction Inertia


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  • Arkes, Hal R.
  • Kung, Yi-Han
  • Hutzel, Laura


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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

Volume (Year): 87 (2002)
Issue (Month): 2 (March)
Pages: 371-385

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jobhdp:v:87:y:2002:i:2:p:371-385

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  1. Butler, Adam & Highhouse, Scott, 2000. "Deciding to sell: The effect of prior inaction and offer source," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 21(3), pages 223-232, June.
  2. Arkes, Hal R. & Blumer, Catherine, 1985. "The psychology of sunk cost," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 35(1), pages 124-140, February.
  3. Zeelenberg, M., 1999. "The use of crying over spilled milk: A note on the rationality and functionality of regret," Open Access publications from Tilburg University urn:nbn:nl:ui:12-80655, Tilburg University.
  4. Zeelenberg, Marcel & Beattie, Jane, 1997. "Consequences of Regret Aversion 2: Additional Evidence for Effects of Feedback on Decision Making," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 72(1), pages 63-78, October.
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  1. van Dijk, Eric & Zeelenberg, Marcel, 2005. "On the psychology of `if only': Regret and the comparison between factual and counterfactual outcomes," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 97(2), pages 152-160, July.
  2. van Putten, Marijke & Zeelenberg, Marcel & van Dijk, Eric, 2013. "How consumers deal with missed discounts: Transaction decoupling, action orientation and inaction inertia," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 38(C), pages 104-110.
  3. Kumar, Piyush, 2004. "The effects of social comparison on inaction inertia," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 95(2), pages 175-185, November.
  4. Dholakia, Utpal M. & Gopinath, Mahesh & Bagozzi, Richard P., 2005. "The role of desires in sequential impulsive choices," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 98(2), pages 179-194, November.
  5. Francesco Marcatto & Donatella Ferrante, 2008. "The Regret/Disappointment Scale: An instrument for assessing regret and disappointment in decision making," Judgment and Decision Making, Society for Judgment and Decision Making, vol. 3, pages 87-99, January.
  6. Zeelenberg, Marcel & Nijstad, Bernard A. & van Putten, Marijke & van Dijk, Eric, 2006. "Inaction inertia, regret, and valuation: A closer look," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 101(1), pages 89-104, September.


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