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Quantifying The Role Played By Sunk Capital Costs In Real-Options Models


  • Vivek Ghosal


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  • Vivek Ghosal, 2010. "Quantifying The Role Played By Sunk Capital Costs In Real-Options Models," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 57(s1), pages 343-358, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:scotjp:v:57:y:2010:i:s1:p:343-358

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