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Snobs, bandwagons, and the origin of social customs in consumer behavior

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  • Corneo, Giacomo
  • Jeanne, Olivier

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  • Corneo, Giacomo & Jeanne, Olivier, 1997. "Snobs, bandwagons, and the origin of social customs in consumer behavior," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 32(3), pages 333-347, March.
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