Chapter

Fuzziness

Ekkehart Schlicht

in On Custom in the Economy

Published in print March 1998 | ISBN: 9780198292241
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596865 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198292244.003.0005
 Fuzziness

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A custom establishes a certain regularity, but this regularity is typically not clearly defined. The scope, where the custom applies, has fuzzy boundaries, and even the content of a custom is typically vaguely defined.

Keywords: ambiguity; compliance; custom; fuzziness; regularity; scope; tipping

Chapter.  1391 words. 

Subjects: Microeconomics

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