Good Rankings Are Bad: Why Reliable Rankings Can Hurt Consumers
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- Bouton, Laurent & Kirchsteiger, Georg, 2011. "Good rankings are bad - Why reliable rankings can hurt consumers," CEPR Discussion Papers 8702, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- Laurent Bouton, 2011. "Good rankings are bad - Why reliable rankings can hurt consumers," Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series WP2011-002, Boston University - Department of Economics.
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- D8 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty
- L15 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Information and Product Quality
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- NEP-COM-2015-04-19 (Industrial Competition)
- NEP-MIC-2015-04-19 (Microeconomics)
- NEP-MKT-2015-04-19 (Marketing)
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