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Path dependent preferences: The role of early experience and biased search in preference development

  • Hoeffler, Steve
  • Ariely, Dan
  • West, Pat
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    Volume (Year): 101 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 2 (November)
    Pages: 215-229

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