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The control of game form recognition in experiments: understanding dominant strategy failures in a simple two person “guessing” game

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  • Margaret McConnell
  • Rosemarie Nagel
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  • Eileen Chou & Margaret McConnell & Rosemarie Nagel & Charles Plott, 2009. "The control of game form recognition in experiments: understanding dominant strategy failures in a simple two person “guessing” game," Experimental Economics, Springer;Economic Science Association, vol. 12(2), pages 159-179, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:expeco:v:12:y:2009:i:2:p:159-179
    DOI: 10.1007/s10683-008-9206-4
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