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A message from psychologists to economists: mere predictability doesn't matter like it should (without a good story appended to it)

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  • Dawes, Robyn M., 1999. "A message from psychologists to economists: mere predictability doesn't matter like it should (without a good story appended to it)," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 39(1), pages 29-40, May.
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