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A Contest Success Function with a Tractable Noise Parameter

  • Amegashie, J.A.
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    Paper provided by University of Guelph, Department of Economics and Finance in its series Working Papers with number 2003-5.

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    Length: 16 pages
    Date of creation: 2003
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    Handle: RePEc:gue:guelph:2003-5
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