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The price elasticity of opium in Taiwan, 1914-1942

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  • Liu, Jin-Long
  • Liu, Jin-Tan
  • Hammitt, James K.
  • Chou, Shin-Yi

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  • Liu, Jin-Long & Liu, Jin-Tan & Hammitt, James K. & Chou, Shin-Yi, 1999. "The price elasticity of opium in Taiwan, 1914-1942," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(6), pages 795-810, December.
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