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A Law of Large Numbers: Bidding and Compulsory Competitive Tendering for Refuse Collection Contracts

  • AndréS GóMez-Lobo

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  • Stefan Szymanski

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Review of Industrial Organization.

Volume (Year): 18 (2001)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 105-113

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Handle: RePEc:kap:revind:v:18:y:2001:i:1:p:105-113
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