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Seduction by contract : law, economics, and psychology in consumer markets

Author: Oren Bar-Gill
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2013. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seduction by Contract explains how consumer contracts emerge from market forces and consumer psychology. Consumers' predictable mistakes - they are short-sighted, optimistic, and imperfectly rational  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oren Bar-Gill
ISBN: 9780199663378 0199663378
OCLC Number: 856187629
Description: xvi, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The law, economics, and psychology of consumer contracts --
Credit cards --
Mortgages --
Cell phones.
Responsibility: Oren Bar-Gill.

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Oren Bar-Gill argues that consumer contracts are often both inefficient and exploitative in predictable ways, and illustrates with case studies. The claim is provocative but plausible, and the Read more...

 
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