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Regulation and the Theory of Legislative Choice: The Interstate Commerce Act of 1887

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  • Gilligan, Thomas W.
  • Marshall, William J.
  • Weingast, Barry R.

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  • Gilligan, Thomas W. & Marshall, William J. & Weingast, Barry R., 1987. "Regulation and the Theory of Legislative Choice: The Interstate Commerce Act of 1887," Working Papers 628, California Institute of Technology, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences.
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