Mental Budgeting versus Relative Thinking
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AbstractIn many situations, mental budgeting and relative thinking predict results that are in opposing directions. We study a situation of this type and provide evidence for when the predictions of one model will dominate the other.
CitationHirshman, Samuel, Devin Pope, and Jihong Song. 2018. "Mental Budgeting versus Relative Thinking." AEA Papers and Proceedings, 108: 148-52. DOI: 10.1257/pandp.20181095
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