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Credit card rates and consumer search

  • Berlin, Mitchell
  • Mester, Loretta J.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Review of Financial Economics.

Volume (Year): 13 (2004)
Issue (Month): 1-2 ()
Pages: 179-198

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Handle: RePEc:eee:revfin:v:13:y:2004:i:1-2:p:179-198
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