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Evidence on preferences and subjective beliefs of risk takers: The case of smokers

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  • Khwaja, Ahmed
  • Sloan, Frank
  • Salm, Martin

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Journal of Industrial Organization.

Volume (Year): 24 (2006)
Issue (Month): 4 (July)
Pages: 667-682

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Handle: RePEc:eee:indorg:v:24:y:2006:i:4:p:667-682
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