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Cognitive dissonance as a means of explaining economics of irrationality and uncertainty

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  • Hosseini, Hamid
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics).

    Volume (Year): 26 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 181-189

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:soceco:v:26:y:1997:i:2:p:181-189

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    1. Smith, John, 2009. "Cognitive dissonance and the overtaking anomaly: Psychology in the principal-agent relationship," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 38(4), pages 684-690, August.
    2. Berri, David J. & Schmidt, Martin B., 2002. "Instrumental versus bounded rationality: a comparison of Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 31(3), pages 191-214.
    3. Wallis, Joe, 2002. "Drawing on revisionist economics to explain the inspirational dimension of leadership," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 59-74.

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