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Technology, variety and organisation

J. S. Metcalfe

Technology, variety and organisation

a systematic perspective on competitive process

by J. S. Metcalfe

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Published by University of Manchester, Department of Economics in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJ.S. Metcalfe, M. Gibbons.
SeriesDiscussion papers in economics -- no.59
ContributionsGibbons, M., University of Manchester. Department of Economics.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13923309M

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