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The Equilibrium and Optimal Timing of Price Changes

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  • Laurence Ball
  • David Romer

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This paper was an accidental re-issue of w2412

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  • Laurence Ball & David Romer, 1987. "The Equilibrium and Optimal Timing of Price Changes," NBER Working Papers 2432, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberwo:2432
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