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The Medium Shapes the Message: The Surprising Negative Spin of Close Friends’ Word-of-Mouth

): “Credibility of Electronic Word-of-Mouth: Informational and Normative Determinants of On-line Consumer Recommendations,” International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Vol. 13(4), pp. 9 - 38. De Angelis, Matteo; Bonezzi, Andrea; Peluso, Alessandro; Rucker, Derek D.; Costabile, Michele (2012): “On Braggarts and Gossips: A Self-Enhancement Account of Word-of-Mouth Generation and Transmission,” Journal of Marketing Research, Vol. 49 (4), pp 551 - 63.

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Gender Differences and Other Findings on the Cognitive Reflection Test

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Conspicuous Consumption, Luxury Products and Counterfeit Market in the UK

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Government Spending and Inclusive-Growth Relationship in Nigeria: An Empirical Investigation

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Measuring the Impact of Extrinsic Cues on Consumers’ Purchasing Decision for Food Products

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Trade Competition Measurement and the Choice of Measurement Indexes

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The Monetary Policy of the National Bank of Romania in The Inflation Targeting Era. A Taylor Rule Approach

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Economic Factors in the Process of Calculation of Annuities in Bodily Injury Compensation Claims Under Liability Insurance

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The Process of Ownership Separation in Co-Owned Companies of the Tel Aviv Municipality and the State of Israel. A Case Study

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Understanding Changes on the Country-of-origin Effect of Portugal

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