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Credulity, lies, and costly talk

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  • Kartik, Navin
  • Ottaviani, Marco
  • Squintani, Francesco

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  • Kartik, Navin & Ottaviani, Marco & Squintani, Francesco, 2007. "Credulity, lies, and costly talk," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 134(1), pages 93-116, May.
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