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The theory of irrelevance of the size of the firm

  • Liu, Pak-Wai
  • Yang, Xiaokai
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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

Volume (Year): 42 (2000)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 145-165

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