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Quality versus mere popularity: a conceptual map for understanding human behavior

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  • R. Bentley

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  • Michael O’Brien
  • Paul Ormerod

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  • R. Bentley & Michael O’Brien & Paul Ormerod, 2011. "Quality versus mere popularity: a conceptual map for understanding human behavior," Mind & Society: Cognitive Studies in Economics and Social Sciences, Springer;Fondazione Rosselli, vol. 10(2), pages 181-191, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:minsoc:v:10:y:2011:i:2:p:181-191
    DOI: 10.1007/s11299-011-0087-4
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    1. Ormerod, Paul, 2015. "The economics of radical uncertainty," Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW), vol. 9, pages 1-20.
    2. Smith, Robert Elliott, 2016. "Idealizations of Uncertainty, and Lessons from Artificial Intelligence," Economics - The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW), vol. 10, pages 1-40.
    3. Smith, Robert Elliott, 2015. "Idealizations of uncertainty, and lessons from artificial intelligence," Economics Discussion Papers 2015-50, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).
    4. Paul Ormerod, 2014. "Evolutionary Approaches to Privatisation," Economic Affairs, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 34(2), pages 156-168, June.

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