Endophilia or Exophobia : Beyond Discrimination. / Feld, Jan; Salamanca, Nicolas; Hamermesh, Daniel.

In: The Economic Journal, Vol. 126, No. 594, 01.08.2016, p. 1503–1527.

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Endophilia or Exophobia : Beyond Discrimination. / Feld, Jan; Salamanca, Nicolas; Hamermesh, Daniel.

In: The Economic Journal, Vol. 126, No. 594, 01.08.2016, p. 1503–1527.

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Feld, J, Salamanca, N & Hamermesh, D 2016, 'Endophilia or Exophobia: Beyond Discrimination', The Economic Journal, vol. 126, no. 594, pp. 1503–1527. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecoj.12289

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Feld, J., Salamanca, N., & Hamermesh, D. (2016). Endophilia or Exophobia: Beyond Discrimination. The Economic Journal, 126(594), 1503–1527. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecoj.12289

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Feld J, Salamanca N, Hamermesh D. Endophilia or Exophobia: Beyond Discrimination. The Economic Journal. 2016 Aug 1;126(594):1503–1527. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecoj.12289

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Feld, Jan ; Salamanca, Nicolas ; Hamermesh, Daniel. / Endophilia or Exophobia : Beyond Discrimination. In: The Economic Journal. 2016 ; Vol. 126, No. 594. pp. 1503–1527.

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