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Warranties, extended warranties, and product quality

  • Lutz, Nancy A.
  • Padmanabhan, V.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Journal of Industrial Organization.

    Volume (Year): 16 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 4 (July)
    Pages: 463-493

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:indorg:v:16:y:1998:i:4:p:463-493
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