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The Conduct of Economics: The Example of Fisher Body and General Motors

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  • Ronald Coase, 2006. "The Conduct of Economics: The Example of Fisher Body and General Motors," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 15(2), pages 255-278, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jemstr:v:15:y:2006:i:2:p:255-278
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1530-9134.2006.00100.x
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