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Information Gathering Externalities in Product Markets

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  • Heski Bar-Isaac
  • Guillermo Caruana
  • Vicente Cunat

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  • Heski Bar-Isaac & Guillermo Caruana & Vicente Cunat, 2007. "Information Gathering Externalities in Product Markets," Working Papers 07-18, New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics.
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    7. Fernando Branco & Monic Sun & J. Miguel Villas-Boas, 2016. "Too Much Information? Information Provision and Search Costs," Marketing Science, INFORMS, vol. 35(4), pages 605-618, July.

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