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Optimal expectations and limited medical testing

Emily Oster

Optimal expectations and limited medical testing

evidence from Huntington disease

by Emily Oster

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

Edition Notes

StatementEmily Oster, Ira Shoulson, E. Ray Dorsey
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 17629, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 17629.
ContributionsShoulson, Ira, Dorsey, E. Ray, National Bureau of Economic Research
LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25205737M
LC Control Number2011657521

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Emily Oster & Ira Shoulson & E. Ray Dorsey, "Optimal Expectations and Limited Medical Testing: Evidence from Huntington Disease," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. (2), pagesApril.

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