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The framing of financial windfalls and implications for public policy

  • Epley, Nicholas
  • Gneezy, Ayelet
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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): 36 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 36-47

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