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Evolution and Stability of Cooperation without Enforceable Contracts


  • Witt, Ulrich


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  • Witt, Ulrich, 1986. "Evolution and Stability of Cooperation without Enforceable Contracts," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 39(2), pages 245-266.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:kyklos:v:39:y:1986:i:2:p:245-66

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