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Social Comparisons Versus Information Provision in Residential Water Consumption: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

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  • Lurbe, Salvador
  • Burkhardt, Jesse
  • Goemans, Christopher
  • Manning, Dale

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  • Lurbe, Salvador & Burkhardt, Jesse & Goemans, Christopher & Manning, Dale, 2018. "Social Comparisons Versus Information Provision in Residential Water Consumption: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial," 2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C. 274131, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
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    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.274131
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