Why Being Wrong Can Be Right: Magical Warfare Technologies and the Persistence of False Beliefs
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- Nathan Nunn & Raul Sanchez de la Sierra, 2017. "Why Being Wrong can be Right: Magical Warfare Technologies and the Persistence of False Beliefs," NBER Working Papers 23207, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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- D74 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Conflict; Conflict Resolution; Alliances; Revolutions
- D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
- O17 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Formal and Informal Sectors; Shadow Economy; Institutional Arrangements
- Z13 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Language; Social and Economic Stratification
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