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In defense of the downtrodden: Usury laws?


  • William Boyes


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  • William Boyes, 1982. "In defense of the downtrodden: Usury laws?," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 39(2), pages 269-276, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:39:y:1982:i:2:p:269-276
    DOI: 10.1007/BF00162118

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    1. Robert Mayer, 2013. "When and Why Usury Should be Prohibited," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 116(3), pages 513-527, September.

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