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Transparency on the consumer side and tacit collusion


  • Schultz, Christian


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  • Schultz, Christian, 2005. "Transparency on the consumer side and tacit collusion," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 49(2), pages 279-297, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:eecrev:v:49:y:2005:i:2:p:279-297

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