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Psychology Implies Paternalism? Bounded Rationality may Reduce the Rationale to Regulate Risk-Taking

  • Nathan Berg

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  • Gerd Gigerenzer

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Choice and Welfare.

Volume (Year): 28 (2007)
Issue (Month): 2 (February)
Pages: 337-359

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