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Habits, Peers, and Happiness: An Evolutionary Perspective

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  • Luis Rayo
  • Gary S. Becker

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  • Luis Rayo & Gary S. Becker, 2007. "Habits, Peers, and Happiness: An Evolutionary Perspective," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 97(2), pages 487-491, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:97:y:2007:i:2:p:487-491 Note: DOI: 10.1257/aer.97.2.487
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