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Comparison-concave utility and following behaviour in social and economic settings

  • Clark, Andrew E.
  • Oswald, Andrew J.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Public Economics.

Volume (Year): 70 (1998)
Issue (Month): 1 (October)
Pages: 133-155

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