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Behavioral Nudges and Nutrition Education in Bangladesh: Experimental Evidence Comparing Food Choices in a Lab Setting to Decisions at Home

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  • Davidson, Kelly A.
  • Kropp, Jaclyn D.
  • Mullally, Conner C.
  • Rahman, M. Wakilur

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  • Davidson, Kelly A. & Kropp, Jaclyn D. & Mullally, Conner C. & Rahman, M. Wakilur, 2018. "Behavioral Nudges and Nutrition Education in Bangladesh: Experimental Evidence Comparing Food Choices in a Lab Setting to Decisions at Home," 2018 Annual Meeting, August 5-7, Washington, D.C. 274134, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
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    DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.274134
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