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The Winner's Curse:
Paradoxes and Anomalies of Economic Life
Richard H. Thaler

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
1Introduction1
2Cooperation6
3The Ultimatum Game21
4Interindustry Wage Differentials36
5The Winner's Curse50
6The Endowment Effect, Loss Aversion, and Status Quo Bias63
7Preference Reversals79
8Intertemporal Choice92
9Savings, Fungibility, and Mental Accounts107
10Pari-mutuel Betting Markets122
11Calendar Effects in the Stock Market139
12A Mean Reverting Walk Down Wall Street151
13Closed-End Mutual Funds168
14Foreign Exchange182
15Epilogue197
References199
Index225

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