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Diversity, identity, and the indeterminacy of the size of nations

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  • Carsten Herrmann-Pillath

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Article provided by Springer in its journal European Journal of Law and Economics.

Volume (Year): 27 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 15-38

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Keywords: Nation size; Endogenous preferences for public goods; Social and political identity; Economies of scale and scope of political organization; Social coordination through heterogeneity; H11; N40;

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