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Individual preferences and the effect of uncertainty on irreversible investment

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  • Muro, Kazunobu
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Research in Economics.

    Volume (Year): 61 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 191-207

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:reecon:v:61:y:2007:i:4:p:191-207

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    1. Jean-Guillaume Sahuc & Sanvi Avouyi-Dovi, 2007. "Comportement du banquier central en environnement incertain," Documents de recherche 07-05, Centre d'Études des Politiques Économiques (EPEE), Université d'Evry Val d'Essonne.

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