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Does commitment or feedback influence myopic loss aversion?: An experimental analysis

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  • Langer, Thomas & Weber, Martin, 2008. "Does commitment or feedback influence myopic loss aversion?: An experimental analysis," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 67(3-4), pages 810-819, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jeborg:v:67:y:2008:i:3-4:p:810-819
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