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Institutional Adjustment and Transaction Costs: Product and Inputs Markets in the Tanzanian Coffee System

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  • Winter-Nelson, Alex & Temu, Anna, 2002. "Institutional Adjustment and Transaction Costs: Product and Inputs Markets in the Tanzanian Coffee System," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 30(4), pages 561-574, April.
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