Nudge for (the public) good: how defaults can affect cooperation

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Nudge for (the public) good : how defaults can affect cooperation. / Fosgaard, Toke Reinholt; Piovesan, Marco.

I: PLOS ONE, Bind 10, Nr. 12, e0145488, 2015.

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Fosgaard, TR & Piovesan, M 2015, 'Nudge for (the public) good: how defaults can affect cooperation', PLOS ONE, bind 10, nr. 12, e0145488. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0145488

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Fosgaard, T. R., & Piovesan, M. (2015). Nudge for (the public) good: how defaults can affect cooperation. PLOS ONE, 10(12), [e0145488]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0145488

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Fosgaard TR, Piovesan M. Nudge for (the public) good: how defaults can affect cooperation. PLOS ONE. 2015;10(12). e0145488. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0145488

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Fosgaard, Toke Reinholt ; Piovesan, Marco. / Nudge for (the public) good : how defaults can affect cooperation. I: PLOS ONE. 2015 ; Bind 10, Nr. 12.

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