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Random Regret Minimization: Exploration of a New Choice Model for Environmental and Resource Economics

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  • Mara Thiene
  • Marco Boeri
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  • Mara Thiene & Marco Boeri & Caspar Chorus, 2012. "Random Regret Minimization: Exploration of a New Choice Model for Environmental and Resource Economics," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 51(3), pages 413-429, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:enreec:v:51:y:2012:i:3:p:413-429
    DOI: 10.1007/s10640-011-9505-7
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