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The five careers of the biological metaphor in economic theory

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  • Khalil, Elias L.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics).

Volume (Year): 27 (1998)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 29-52

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Handle: RePEc:eee:soceco:v:27:y:1998:i:1:p:29-52

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  1. João Rogério Sanson, 2007. "Ethics, politics, and Nonsatiation in Consumption: A Synthesis," Economia, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics], vol. 8(1), pages 1–20.

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