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The effects of costless pre-play communication: Experimental evidence from games with Pareto-ranked equilibria

  • Blume, Andreas
  • Ortmann, Andreas

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Volume (Year): 132 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 274-290

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