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Paradoxical effects of drug policy in a model with imperfect competition and switching costs

  • Skott, Peter
  • Thorlund Jepsen, Gunnar

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

Volume (Year): 48 (2002)
Issue (Month): 4 (August)
Pages: 335-354

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jeborg:v:48:y:2002:i:4:p:335-354
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