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Promises as Commitments

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  • Ismayilov, H.

    (Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management)

  • Potters, J.J.M.

    (Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management)

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  • Ismayilov, H. & Potters, J.J.M., 2012. "Promises as Commitments," Other publications TiSEM d14747ab-36bb-4ab2-8ec1-4, Tilburg University, School of Economics and Management.
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