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Why capital suppliers (usually) hire workers: what we know and what we need to know

  • Dow, Gregory K.
  • Putterman, Louis

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

Volume (Year): 43 (2000)
Issue (Month): 3 (November)
Pages: 319-336

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