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The Contractual Nature of the Firm

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  • Cheung, Steven N S, 1983. "The Contractual Nature of the Firm," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 26(1), pages 1-21, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:jlawec:v:26:y:1983:i:1:p:1-21
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