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Risky choice behaviour an exploration of gender differences by Alistair Bruce

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Published by University of Southampton in Southampton .
Written in English


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StatementA.C. Bruce, J.E.V. Johnson.
SeriesDiscussion papers in accounting & management science / University of Southampton -- no.94-81, Discussion papers in accounting & management science (University of Southampton) -- no.94-81.
ContributionsJohnson, J.E., University of Southampton. Department of Accounting & Management Science.
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Pagination26p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18203408M

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