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Understanding the M-form Hypothesis

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  • Holian Matthew J.

    (San Jose State University)

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This lecture describes the M-form Hypothesis (due to Chandler, 1962 and Williamson, 1975), with a mathematical model and examples.

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  • Holian Matthew J., 2011. "Understanding the M-form Hypothesis," Journal of Industrial Organization Education, De Gruyter, vol. 5(1), pages 1-10, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:jioedu:v:5:y:2011:i:1:n:4
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