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Economic Theory and the Meaning of Competition


  • Paul J. McNulty


Introduction, 639. — I. Meaning of competition, 639. — II. Evolution of the concept of competition, 643. — III. Weaknesses of the classical concept of competition, 650. — IV. Conclusion, 656.

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  • Paul J. McNulty, 1968. "Economic Theory and the Meaning of Competition," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 82(4), pages 639-656.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:qjecon:v:82:y:1968:i:4:p:639-656.

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