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Are Individuals Bayesian Decision Makers?


  • Viscusi, W Kip


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  • Viscusi, W Kip, 1985. "Are Individuals Bayesian Decision Makers?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 75(2), pages 381-385, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:75:y:1985:i:2:p:381-85

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