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The Quest for QWERTY

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  • Tanjim Hossain
  • John Morgan

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  • Tanjim Hossain & John Morgan, 2009. "The Quest for QWERTY," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 99(2), pages 435-440, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:99:y:2009:i:2:p:435-40
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