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Increasingly Marginal Utilities: Diversification and Free Cash Flow in Newly Privatized UK Utilities

  • Steve Thompson
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    Volume (Year): 15 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 1 (August)
    Pages: 25-42

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:revind:v:15:y:1999:i:1:p:25-42
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