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Is harmonization of legal rules an appropriate target? Lessons from the global financial crisis

  • Helmut Wagner


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal European Journal of Law and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 33 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 3 (June)
    Pages: 541-564

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:ejlwec:v:33:y:2012:i:3:p:541-564
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