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How brinkmanship saved Chadbourne: Credibility and the International Sugar Agreement of 1931


  • Dye, Alan
  • Sicotte, Richard


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  • Dye, Alan & Sicotte, Richard, 2006. "How brinkmanship saved Chadbourne: Credibility and the International Sugar Agreement of 1931," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier, vol. 43(2), pages 223-256, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:exehis:v:43:y:2006:i:2:p:223-256

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