Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||by Wilhelm Lorenz.|
|Series||Discussion paper in economics / Department of Economics, University of Stirling -- 91 / 9, Discussion paper in economics (University of Stirling. Department of Economics) -- 91/9.|
|Contributions||University of Stirling. Department of Economics.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||17 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||17|
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