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Do people mean what they say? implications for subjective survey data by Marianne Bertrand

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Published by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Economics in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

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StatementMarianne Bertrand and Sendhil Mullainathan
SeriesWorking paper series / Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Economics -- working paper 01-04, Working paper (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics) -- no. 01-04.
ContributionsMullainathan, Sendhil, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p. ;
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24639554M

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