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Is more always better?: A survey on positional concerns

  • J. Solnick, Sara
  • Hemenway, David
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

    Volume (Year): 37 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 3 (November)
    Pages: 373-383

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jeborg:v:37:y:1998:i:3:p:373-383
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