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Why would a durable good monopolist also produce a cost-inefficient nondurable good?

  • Fethke, Gary
  • Jagannathan, Raj
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Journal of Industrial Organization.

    Volume (Year): 18 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 5 (July)
    Pages: 793-812

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