Is it beautiful to be small, or is it a burden?

by Richard S. Eckaus

Publisher: Dept. of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass

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StatementRichard S. Eckaus
SeriesWorking paper / Dept. of Economics -- no. 95-27, Working paper (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics) -- no. 95-27.
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
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Open LibraryOL24638043M

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