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The Art of Making Everybody Happy : How to Prevent a Secession

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  • Le Breton, Michel
  • Weber, Shlomo
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    Paper provided by Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse in its series IDEI Working Papers with number 164.

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    Publication status: Published in IMF Staff Papers, n°01/176, novembre 2001. IMF Staff Papers, vol.�50, 2003, p.�403-435.
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