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Published by Dept. of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 49-52.

StatementWilliam H. DuMouchel and Jeffrey E. Harris
SeriesWP ; 277, Working paper (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics) -- no. 277.
ContributionsHarris, Jeffrey E.
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24869710M
OCLC/WorldCa9595546

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