Product differentiation and industrial structure
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Product differentiation and industrial structure by Avner Shaked

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Published by International Centrefor Economics and Related Disciplines in London .
Written in English

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Statementby Avner Shaked and John Sutton.
SeriesTheoretical economics discussion papers -- 113
ContributionsSutton, John., International Centre for Economics and Related Disciplines.
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Open LibraryOL14848710M

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