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Escalating penalties: a supergame approach

  • Alfred Endres

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  • Bianca Rundshagen
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Economics of Governance.

    Volume (Year): 13 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 29-49

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