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Learning from Others: A Welfare Analysis

  • Vives, Xavier

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Games and Economic Behavior.

Volume (Year): 20 (1997)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
Pages: 177-200

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Handle: RePEc:eee:gamebe:v:20:y:1997:i:2:p:177-200
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