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Willpower in children and adults: a survey of results and economic implications

  • Alessandro Bucciol

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  • Daniel Houser

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  • Marco Piovesan

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Article provided by Springer in its journal International Review of Economics.

Volume (Year): 57 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 259-267

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Handle: RePEc:spr:inrvec:v:57:y:2010:i:3:p:259-267
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