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The Coase theorem is tautological, incoherent or wrong


  • Usher, Dan


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  • Usher, Dan, 1998. "The Coase theorem is tautological, incoherent or wrong," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 61(1), pages 3-11, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:61:y:1998:i:1:p:3-11

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