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The science of giving

Daniel M. Oppenheimer

The science of giving

experimental approaches to the study of charity

by Daniel M. Oppenheimer

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Published by Psychology Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, Daniel M. Oppenheimer, Christopher Y. Olivola
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV16 .S39 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24524836M
ISBN 109781848728851
LC Control Number2010034067

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