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Published by College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in [Urbana, Ill.] .
Written in English


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StatementJulian L. Simon
SeriesFaculty working papers - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Commerce and Business Administration -- no. 666, Faculty working papers -- no. 666.
ContributionsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Commerce and Business Administration
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
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Open LibraryOL24648486M
OCLC/WorldCa6368459

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