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Rational actors or rational fools: implications of the affect heuristic for behavioral economics

  • Slovic, Paul
  • Finucane, Melissa
  • Peters, Ellen
  • MacGregor, Donald G.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics).

    Volume (Year): 31 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 329-342

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