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A Boundedly Rational Decision Algorithm


  • David I. Laibson
  • Xavier Gabaix


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  • David I. Laibson & Xavier Gabaix, 2000. "A Boundedly Rational Decision Algorithm," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 90(2), pages 433-438, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:90:y:2000:i:2:p:433-438 Note: DOI: 10.1257/aer.90.2.433

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