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Is capitalist hierarchy efficient?

Alan Manning

Is capitalist hierarchy efficient?

incentives in principal-multiagent problems

by Alan Manning

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Published by Birkbeck College, Dept. of Economics in London .
Written in English


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StatementAlan Manning.
SeriesDiscussion papers in economics, Birkbeck College discussion paper -- no.190
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Open LibraryOL14854125M

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