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King Lear's dilemma: Precommitment versus the last word


  • Chami, Ralph


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  • Chami, Ralph, 1996. "King Lear's dilemma: Precommitment versus the last word," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 52(2), pages 171-176, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:52:y:1996:i:2:p:171-176

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