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Competition, Monopoly, and the Organization of Government in Metropolitan Areas


  • Wagner, Richard E
  • Weber, Warren E


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  • Wagner, Richard E & Weber, Warren E, 1975. "Competition, Monopoly, and the Organization of Government in Metropolitan Areas," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 18(3), pages 661-684, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:jlawec:v:18:y:1975:i:3:p:661-84

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