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Credible commitments and constitutional constraints: state debt repudiation and default in nineteenth century America

  • John Dove

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Constitutional Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 23 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 66-93

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