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On The Profitability of Speculation

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  • Oliver D. Hart

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I. Introduction, 579—II. The model, 581.—III. The linear case, 586.—IV. Proofs, 593—V. Conclusion, 596.

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  • Oliver D. Hart, 1977. "On The Profitability of Speculation," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 91(4), pages 579-597.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:qjecon:v:91:y:1977:i:4:p:579-597.
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