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Rationing without Government: The West Coast Gas Famine of 1920


  • Olmstead, Alan L
  • Rhode, Paul


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  • Olmstead, Alan L & Rhode, Paul, 1985. "Rationing without Government: The West Coast Gas Famine of 1920," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 75(5), pages 1044-1055, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:75:y:1985:i:5:p:1044-55

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