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The Art of Making Everybody Happy : How to Prevent a Secession

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  • Le Breton, Michel
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    Paper provided by Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse in its series IDEI Working Papers with number 164.

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    Date of creation: 2003
    Publication status: Published in IMF Staff Papers, n°01/176, novembre 2001. IMF Staff Papers, vol. 50, 2003, p. 403-435.
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