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Price cap regulation, incentives and quality:: The case of Brazilian telecommunications

  • Facanha, Luis Otavio
  • Resende, Marcelo

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Journal of Production Economics.

Volume (Year): 92 (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 (November)
Pages: 133-144

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Handle: RePEc:eee:proeco:v:92:y:2004:i:2:p:133-144
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