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Behavioural decision theory

Wright, George

Behavioural decision theory

an introduction

by Wright, George

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decision-making.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementGeorge Wright.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF441
    The Physical Object
    Pagination129p. :
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22284180M
    ISBN 10014080532X


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