2 edition of On biased estimates and individual behavior in ratio estimation. found in the catalog.
On biased estimates and individual behavior in ratio estimation.
Written in English
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|Series||Reports from the Psychological Laboratories, the University of Stockholm ;, no. 250|
|LC Classifications||BF21 .S78 no. 250|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||10|
|LC Control Number||72444185|
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