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First-mover advantages and path dependence

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  • Mueller, Dennis C.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Journal of Industrial Organization.

Volume (Year): 15 (1997)
Issue (Month): 6 (October)
Pages: 827-850

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Handle: RePEc:eee:indorg:v:15:y:1997:i:6:p:827-850

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