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Sunk Cost Effects: The Influences of Instruction and Future Return Estimates


  • Tan, Hun-Tong
  • Yates, J. Frank


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  • Tan, Hun-Tong & Yates, J. Frank, 1995. "Sunk Cost Effects: The Influences of Instruction and Future Return Estimates," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 63(3), pages 311-319, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jobhdp:v:63:y:1995:i:3:p:311-319

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