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The Out-of-my-league effect

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  • Fabrice Le Lec

    (CES - Centre d'économie de la Sorbonne - UP1 - Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Theodore Alexopoulos

    (UPD5 - Université Paris Descartes - Paris 5, LPS - EA 4471 - Laboratoire de Psychologie Sociale Menaces et Société - UPD5 - Université Paris Descartes - Paris 5)

  • Béatrice Boulu-Reshef

    (CES - Centre d'économie de la Sorbonne - UP1 - Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Marie-Pierre Fayant

    (UPD5 - Université Paris Descartes - Paris 5, LPS - EA 4471 - Laboratoire de Psychologie Sociale Menaces et Société - UPD5 - Université Paris Descartes - Paris 5)

  • Franck Zenasni

    (LATI - EA 4469 - Laboratoire Adaptations Travail Individu - UPD5 - Université Paris Descartes - Paris 5, UPD5 - Université Paris Descartes - Paris 5)

  • Todd Lubart

    (LATI - EA 4469 - Laboratoire Adaptations Travail Individu - UPD5 - Université Paris Descartes - Paris 5, UPD5 - Université Paris Descartes - Paris 5)

  • Nicolas Jacquemet

    (CES - Centre d'économie de la Sorbonne - UP1 - Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, PSE - Paris School of Economics - UP1 - Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - ENS-PSL - École normale supérieure - Paris - PSL - Université Paris sciences et lettres - EHESS - École des hautes études en sciences sociales - ENPC - École des Ponts ParisTech - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - INRAE - Institut National de Recherche pour l’Agriculture, l’Alimentation et l’Environnement)

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Comment on Maestripieri, Henry, Nickels: Explaining financial and prosocial biases in favor of attractive people: Interdisciplinary perspectives from economics, social psychology, and evolutionary psychology", forthcoming in Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

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  • Fabrice Le Lec & Theodore Alexopoulos & Béatrice Boulu-Reshef & Marie-Pierre Fayant & Franck Zenasni & Todd Lubart & Nicolas Jacquemet, 2017. "The Out-of-my-league effect," Post-Print halshs-01476515, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-01476515
    DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X16000534
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    1. Garcia, Stephen M. & Song, Hyunjin & Tesser, Abraham, 2010. "Tainted recommendations: The social comparison bias," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Elsevier, vol. 113(2), pages 97-101, November.
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