|Statement||by Mark Casson.|
|Series||Discussion papers in economics / University of Reading, Dept. of Economics -- Vol VII (1994/95), no. 305, Discussion papers in economics (University of Reading. Dept. of Economics) -- v. 7, no. 305.|
|Contributions||University of Reading. Dept. of Economics.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||39 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||39|
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