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Making corrupt deals: contracting in the shadow of the law

  • Lambsdorff, Johann Graf
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

    Volume (Year): 48 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 3 (July)
    Pages: 221-241

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