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Economic efficiency and the internal structure of the business enterprise

H. O. Armour

Economic efficiency and the internal structure of the business enterprise

theory and evidence

by H. O. Armour

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Published by Acton Society Trust .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby H.O. Armour and D.J.Teece.
SeriesActon Society Trust occasional papers: Siena series -- no.6
ContributionsTeece, D. J., Acton Society Trust.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20762801M


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