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Human Fallibility and Economic Organization


  • Sah, Raaj Kumar
  • Stiglitz, Joseph E


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  • Sah, Raaj Kumar & Stiglitz, Joseph E, 1985. "Human Fallibility and Economic Organization," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 75(2), pages 292-297, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:75:y:1985:i:2:p:292-97

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