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A cost-based analysis of scale economies in the French auto industry

  • Truett, Lila J.
  • Truett, Dale B.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Review of Economics & Finance.

    Volume (Year): 16 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 369-382

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