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The ‘Reference Point’ Approach To The Theory Of The Firm: An Introduction

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    Article provided by Wiley Blackwell in its journal Journal of Economic Surveys.

    Volume (Year): 27 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 4 (09)
    Pages: 670-695

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