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Transaction costs, corporate hierarchies, and the theory of franchising

  • O. Brown Jr., William
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

    Volume (Year): 36 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 3 (August)
    Pages: 319-329

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