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By Stephen E. G. Lea;Paul Webley

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This quantity comprises essays via well-known economists and psychologists operating on the frontiers of financial psychology. a few essays probe ideals and expectancies approximately rationality, purchaser behaviour and expectancies, and others examine mental factors of financial behaviour and the contribution of experimental economics. The ebook might be crucial analyzing for either psychologists and economists with an curiosity within the most modern study in fiscal psychology.

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