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A Sequential Solution to the Public Goods Problem


  • Cremer, Jacques,
  • Riordan, Michael H


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  • Cremer, Jacques, & Riordan, Michael H, 1985. "A Sequential Solution to the Public Goods Problem," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 53(1), pages 77-84, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:ecm:emetrp:v:53:y:1985:i:1:p:77-84

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