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cost of rational agency.

Scott J. Moss

cost of rational agency.

by Scott J. Moss

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Published by Manchester Metropolitan University, Faculty of Management and Business in Manchester .
Written in English


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SeriesResearch in management and business, Working paper series / Manchester Metropolitan University, Faculty of Management and Business -- WP99-1, Working paper series (Manchester Metropolitan University, Faculty of Management and Business) -- WP99-1.
ContributionsManchester Metropolitan University. Faculty of Management and Business., Manchester Metropolitan University. Centre for Policy Modelling.
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Open LibraryOL18460756M

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