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Observability and the Payback Criterion

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  • Narayanan, M P

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  • Narayanan, M P, 1985. "Observability and the Payback Criterion," The Journal of Business, University of Chicago Press, vol. 58(3), pages 309-323, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:jnlbus:v:58:y:1985:i:3:p:309-23
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