Survey self-assessments, reporting behaviour and the use of externally collected vignettes

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Survey self-assessments, reporting behaviour and the use of externally collected vignettes. / Harris, Mark ; Knott, Rachel; Lorgelly, Paula; Rice, Nigel.

Curtin : Curtin University, 2015. p. 1-26 (Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Working Paper; No. 15/8).

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Harris, M, Knott, R, Lorgelly, P & Rice, N 2015 'Survey self-assessments, reporting behaviour and the use of externally collected vignettes' Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Working Paper, no. 15/8, Curtin University, Curtin , pp. 1-26. <http://business.curtin.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2015/12/bcec-working-paper-1508.pdf>

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Harris, M., Knott, R., Lorgelly, P., & Rice, N. (2015). Survey self-assessments, reporting behaviour and the use of externally collected vignettes. (pp. 1-26). (Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Working Paper; No. 15/8). Curtin University. http://business.curtin.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2015/12/bcec-working-paper-1508.pdf

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Harris M, Knott R, Lorgelly P, Rice N. Survey self-assessments, reporting behaviour and the use of externally collected vignettes. Curtin : Curtin University. 2015 Nov 23, p. 1-26. (Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Working Paper; 15/8).

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Harris, Mark ; Knott, Rachel ; Lorgelly, Paula ; Rice, Nigel. / Survey self-assessments, reporting behaviour and the use of externally collected vignettes. Curtin : Curtin University, 2015. pp. 1-26 (Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Working Paper; 15/8).

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